Bright Eyes

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/10/2011

While working the NET documentary "Standing Bear's Footsteps," Princella Parker discovered the story of Susette La Flesche, a highly educated woman who was the daughter of Omaha Indian Chief Iron Eye. To her tribe, La Flesche was known as Bright Eyes and she was a tireless champion for Native American rights at the time when northern tribes were forcibly removed to reservations. La Flesche is one of five women in the Nebraska Hall of Fame.

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Princilla Parker