Broken Treaty at Battle Mountain (1974) and To Protect Mother Earth (1991)

Color, 60 min. (both films)
Producer and Director: Joel L. Freeman

Narrated by Robert Redford, Broken Treaty at Battle Mountain documents the story of the traditional Western Shoshone of Nevada and their struggle to regain 24 million acres of land promised them in the 1858 Ruby Valley Treaty with the US government. To Protect Mother Earthis the powerful sequel to the earlier film and is a gripping account of the Western Shoshone Dann sisters’ struggle with the U.S. Government to retain control of their ancestral lands and end nuclear bomb tests. Both films have won numerous awards.

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