The Warrior Tradition

Minnie's War Bonnet

Clip | 4m 59s

This animated short pays tribute to Minnie Hollow Wood, one of the many women warriors who fought courageously alongside male warriors in major battles such as the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. Minnie was the first Lakhota woman warrior to be honored with a sacred War Bonnet, a symbolic give-away, representing one of the highest honors of war, peace and valor.

Aired: 11/11/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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