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Sacagawea, Face of the New Millennium

(2001)


Multi-Media Summary

Join Randy'L Teton, ANA intern, art historian and the model for Sacagawea on the new golden dollar, as she shares her personal experiences of the coin's development. Ms. Teton gives a fascinating intimate history of the young Shasone Indian girl, Sacagawea, from her capture by an hostile Indian tribe to her travels with Lewis and Clark as well as the mystery of her later days. This video includes: - How to CORRECTLY pronounce "Sacagawea" - Sacagawea's story as told through the oral tradition within the Shasone Tribe - The challenges in getting the stories from the Elders of the tribe - Sacagawea's baby as shown on the coin and how she traveled with him - The adventure's of Sacagawea's son, Jean-Baptist - How Randy became involved with the program - Her decision to go public as a Native American personality - The stress of public notoriety - How the decision process for the coin design took place - How the proposed images were voted on over the Internet - How Native American Indians have been misrepresented in history - Recommend books to read for young and old Speaker(s): Randy'L H. Teton.
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