Program 201: Honoring the Shawnee, Omaha, Otoe

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Program Host Arlie Neskahi provides context for the journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition as they prepared to travel through the country of the Shawnee, Otoe and Omaha tribes. Elder Wisdom Lewis and Clark may have started...

Program 202: Honoring the Yankton Sioux

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Arlie Neskahi shares background on the expedition’s encounter with the Yankton Sioux. He shares how they were honored with special ceremony and relates an account of Lewis blessing a newborn Yankton baby, Strikes the Ree. Elder...

Program 203: Honoring the Lakota – Teton Sioux

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Program Host Arlie Neskahi discusses the Expedition’s encounter with the Teton Sioux and the conflict and communications breakdowns that ensues. Elder Wisdom Brian Bull relates the life and vision of the late Lakota medicine man...

Program 204: Honoring the Arikara

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Program Host Arlie Neskahi discusses the Expedition’s 1804 encounter with the Arikara, or Sahnish people, who were regarded as important Missouri River traders and agriculturists. Elder Wisdom Brian Bull introduces us to Arikara...

Program 205: Honoring the Mandan / Hidatsa

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Arlie Neskahi discusses the Mandan and Hidatsa tribes who shared their villages with the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804-5, and upon their return trip in 1806. Elder Wisdom Brian Bull features Edwin Benson, Mandan linguist and...

Program 206: Honoring the Crow / Cheyenne

Audio and Transcripts Historical Intro Program Host Arlie Neskahi travels with the Lewis and Clark Expedition along the Missouri River past Crow and Cheyenne country on their westward journey to the Pacific Ocean without seeing a single Indian. Elder Wisdom Brian Bull...