Bitter Root Jim, a Flathead tribal, presents his bear story in sign language in Montana, United States.
Montana United States USA Date:1931 Duration:8 min 59 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary shows U.S. Army Major General Hugh L. Scott and U.S. Representative from Montana Scott Leavitt meeting Indian chieftains at Fort Browning in Montana to evolve methods of perpetuating the Indian sign language in 1930. The Indian chiefs seated in a Piegan council lodge for a council. Bitter Root Jim, a Flathead tribal, presents his bear story in Native American Indian sign language. The Indian chieftains seated together. Bitter Root Jim gets up and stands in the center to share his bear story with the chieftains seated. Using signs he explains what happened to him. The seated tribal chiefs look at him carefully.
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