An epic tale of two figures, white man and Native American, during the American colonization of the West. Jacob leaves his dull life behind, while Loved By the Buffalo faces his destiny to try to fight a prophecy that his people will be wiped out by the settlers. Jacob marries Buffalo's sister Thunder Heart, uniting the two families while around them relations between the two races crumble.
Spears was born in Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota to Native American parents and lived there until ...
Loved by the Buffalo's sister, Thunder Heart Woman (Tonantzin Carmelo), is married off to a white trapper and his brothers Dog Star (Michael Spears) and Running Fox (Zahn McClarnon) begin families, but Loved by the Buffalo realizes that his destiny lies on a different path.
Dog Star and Running Fox argued over whether or not to adopt white technology. The disagreement comes to a boil and the two agree to part ways, splitting the tribe. Running Fox and Dog Star eventually reconcile and agree to no longer trade for white goods.
In episode 3, Running Fox and Dog Star join several other chiefs at the signing of the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851)
. All three agree that the peace is precarious but decide to give the agreement a chance.
Dog Star Photos
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