Season 1, Episode 6 Ghost Dance
First Aired: July 22, 2005
In the finale, the tension between soldiers and Indians reaches the boiling point in a bloody massacre at Wounded Knee; Robert Wheeler (Craig Sheffer) delivers rations to reservations; and Margaret Light Shines (Irene Bedard) witnesses how reporters are fabricating history with staged photographs that depict white men heroically and Indians as savages. David Paymer, Joanna Going. Steven Spielberg executive produced; Jeremy Podeswa directed.
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- Premiered: June 10, 2005
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: An ambitious six-part miniseries detailing the exploration of the American West, tracing the clash of cultures between pioneers and Native Americans. The series (Steven Spielberg is among its executive producers) begins in 1825 and delves into the Gold Rus… (more)