Wyoming PBS Documentaries

Washakie: Last Chief of the Shoshone

Special | 57m 35s

From his birth in the Bitterroot Mountains among the Salish Tribe, to his exploits as a warrior with the Lemhi Shoshone and Bannocks, Washakie was recognized early as an extraordinary person. But he made his historical claim to greatness in the second half of the 19th century, as chief of the Eastern Shoshone.

Aired: 11/27/03

Rating: NR

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