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Take an exciting journey through more than a thousand years of South Dakota history with this Emmy Award-winning twenty-episode series. From our state’s ancient beginnings through contemporary times, Dakota Pathways: A History brings the stories of South Dakota’s people and places to life.


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Telling Stories South Dakota's history is filled with a wide variety of stories to be told and story-tellers to tell them.

From Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin) to Laura Ingalls Wilder; from L. Frank Baum to Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, South Dakota has been graced with fine authors and great story-tellers. This episode takes a look at several of them and even reenacts some of their stories.


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