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Author David Treuer on rewriting the U.S. Native narrative

Clip: 05/02/2019 | 6m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Traditionally, movies and books about Native American life have focused on tragedy and defeat. Now, a new work of history and reporting urges readers to consider a more complex culture that is not only still living, but evolving. Jeffrey Brown sits down with David Treuer, author of “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee.”

Aired: 05/02/19

Rating: NR

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