Lewis and Clark Re-enactors Stir Indian Debate

Lewis and Clark Re-enactors Stir Indian Debate

Fort Pierre, S.D. – It was 200 years ago that the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark first met the Sioux, the native people of the High Plains. One of the most significant encounters happened here, where the Bad River, known then as the Teton, meets the Missouri River, which the …

Native Groups Debunk Lewis and Clark

Native Groups Debunk Lewis and Clark

Reenactors of the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark “Discovery” expedition traveling up the Missouri River in replica boats met with the first of several planned confrontations by Native communities on Sept. 18. When the reenactors docked their boats at a park in Chamberlain, S.D., Indigenous people were there to meet them. Lakota organizer Alex White Plume …