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Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian

Documentary | Syd Beane

This documentary follows Kate Beane, a young Dakota woman, as she examines the extraordinary life of her celebrated relative, Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa). Biography and journey come together as Kate traces Eastman’s path—from traditional Dakota boyhood, through education at Dartmouth College, and in later roles as physician, author, lecturer, and Native American advocate.

57 minutes

Release: June 2, 2018

Expiration: June 1, 2022

Distributor: NETA

NOLA: OHIY 0000 H1

About the Filmmakers

Syd Beane is a filmmaker and holds a Board Chair in the American Indian CDC, a Board Vice-Chair in the Little Earth United Tribes Housing Board, and a Committee Chair in the Cloudman Village Recognition Committee. He was a writer and co-producer for Native Nations: Standing Together for Civil Rights and is a producer on Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian.

 
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