Eyanopapi: The Heart of the Sioux (1988)

Color, 29 min.
Director: Philip J. Deloria

The Black Hills of South Dakota are the spiritual heart of the Sioux, the physical sacred geography that links the path of the sun and the constellations with the movement and ceremonial cycle of the Sioux on earth. Speaks of important rituals associated with the land including the sun dance, vision quests and sweat lodge ceremonies. Tells of the Sioux’s land-rights struggle beginning with the treaty of 1877.

University of Colorado