Grades: High School & College
Subject Area: History, Native American Studies
Made Possible By: HBO
Witness the tragic ending to the Native American struggle for independence, and learn how that struggle continues, with this study guide to the HBO docudrama Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, based on the acclaimed study by historian Dee Brown. Students explore the meanings of “manifest destiny,” trace the impact of federal policy on Indian Nations through the 20th century, and discover how Native American tribes sustain their culture today.