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Big Foot's Hair

Producer Taki Telonidis and Reporter Hal Cannon of the Western Folklife Center tell the story of the repatriation of a lock of hair from Chief Big Foot, the leader of the Sioux band that was massacred soldiers of then U.S. Cavalry at Wounded Knee in 1880. Chief Big Foot's lock of hair was taken by a white trader and given to the Massachusetts Historical Society where it remained until this summer when it was retuned to land of Chief Big Foot's people.

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