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'Into the West' series to debut next week on TNT

"Into the West," a series about the lives of an Indian and non-Indian family will debut next week, June 10, on Turner Network Television.

The 12-hour series seeks to show the perspectives of a Lakota family and a white family amid the changing West. It stars, among other Native actors, Irene Bedard, Russell Means, Eric Schweig, brothers Eddie and Michael Spears and Sheila Tousey. [IMDB Entry].

Joseph Marshall III, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, also played a role in the series in addition to serving as a consultant. He worked with the producers to make sure it portrayed Lakota culture in a historically and culturally accurate manner.

Get the Story:
Lakota author works to keep movie accurate (The Rapid City Journal 5/31)

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