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.
By Sylvia Maria Gross
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.