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What Was Ours

Season 18 Episode 5 | 55m 55s

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A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, visits the underground archives of Chicago’s Field Museum with two young Arapaho to explore ancestral objects kept in boxes for many years. Together they try to learn how these artifacts vanished from their tribe in the first place.

Aired: 01/16/17 | Expired: 11/26/18 | Rating: NR

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