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After the Wounded Knee Massacre a Lakota medicine man named Black Elk had a prophecy, 'It will take 7 generations to heal our sacred hoop.' Today we are approaching the 7th generation and Black Elk's prophecies both good and bad continue to become reality. Jim Warne of the Oglala Lakota Nation is a believer in the 7th Generation philosophy. The film is offered to help the public understand the hardships felt by Indian Country since those times, what really happened in the boarding school era, the historical trauma that tribal members still deal with today, what Mt. Rushmore looks like through a Lakota lens and the history behind Paha Sapa the Black Hills.

7th Generation covers generations of history, including the perspectives of Jim E Warne (Oglala Lakota) an advocate and educator. His story of the 7th Generation touches many levels of history and experiences of past generations. This documentary film addresses historical and current perspectives with a focus on a positive future for our youth - the 7th Generation…
John-L Voth
Jim Warne
Sunshine Frank
45 Minutes
Watch the Trailer
1/24/16 12:45pm at Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA)
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