Red Bow

Where's Ben Black Elk Today?

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“Ben Black Elk was the son of the famous medicine man Nick Black Elk. Ben was at one time considered the most photographed Indian in the world. He stood at the foot of Mount Rushmore each day of the summer and greeted millions of tourists, welcoming them to his Sacred Black Hills, the burial ground of the Sioux.” --excerpt from the Journey to the Spirit World album insert.

Aired: 10/01/19

Expires: 05/21/24

Rating: NR

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