Travel Radio International invites listeners on another incredible journey to a remote area in South Dakota. This episode focuses on the Pine Ridge Reservation and the Oglala Sioux who inhabit the land. With engaging and enlightening interviews with tribe members such as Johnson Holy Rock and Chief Red Cloud, listeners will get a rare opportunity to hear some of the more intricate details of tribal life and the politics between the native people and the federal government. For listeners interested in a different perspective on American history or simply an intimate look at another culture, this audiobook is a great primer.
Oglala Sioux elder Johnson Holy Rock speaks with Patricia Lawrence about the Black Hills of South Dakota and why the tribe will not cash the check the US Federal Government gave them to pay for their sacred mountains. And we speak with Chief Oliver Red Cloud, 85-year-old grandson of Chief Red Cloud, one of the signers of the Fort Laramie Treaty that granted the Black Hills to the Sioux Nation.