Film
12:09 pm
Mon July 23, 2007

Documentary on Tribal Burial Grounds on Missouri River

A new film examines the struggle between Tribal Nations and the US Army Corps of Engineers in the development of the Missouri River since 1927.

Kansas City, MO – Mni Sose is a documentary-in-progress by local filmmaker Carol Burns and her production company Ironwood Films. The title is a Lakota term that describes the river. It's loosely translated as, "It needs to flow at its strength like it's supposed to. So it is trying - whirlwind = carrying all kinds of debris. Burns spoke to KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross about the process of making the film.


This story was originally produced in July, 2007 for KC Currents. To listen on your own schedule, subscribe to the KC Currents Podcast .