Indian chieftains share jokes in sign language and General Scott bids them a farewell using sign language in Montana.
Montana United States USA Date:1931 Duration:3 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Major General Hugh L. Scott and U.S. Representative from Montana Scott Leavitt meeting Native American Indian chiefs at Fort Browning in Montana to evolve methods of perpetuating the Indian sign language in 1930. The Indian chieftains seated in a Piegan council lodge. The formal features of the council are completed. A tribal chief plays an instrument. General Scott seated next to him. Several views of the Indian chieftains talking and sharing jokes with each other in sign language. General Scoot speaks to a chief in sign language. The chieftains crack jokes in sign language and laugh. The Indian chieftains talk in sign language. The council gets over. General Scott bids farewell to the chieftains using sign language.
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