Biltmore Estate (North Carolina)

Host Jim Welch takes viewers around Biltmore Estate. The Biltmore House is not only the largest privately owned home in the U.S., but is also a national historic landmark. Eddie “Crying Elk” King is part of the Sioux Native American tribe. Eddie, along with other Native Americans, regularly gather for Pow-wows, to keep their old traditions alive, and to honor their ancestors.  Elizabeth Hanson is a professor of American literature at the College of Charleston, who aims to bring more respect and esteem to Southern women.

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Biltmore Estate | 27:Fifty
Biltmore Estate | 27:Fifty

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Jim Welch showcases Biltmore Estate, located in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore House was built by George Washington Vanderbilt II, between 1889 and 1895. It is both the largest privately...
Eddie "Crying Elk" King - Lakota Indian | 27:Fifty
Eddie "Crying Elk" King - Lakota Indian | 27:Fifty

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Eddie “Crying Elk” King is a member of the Sioux/Lakota Native American tribe. He talks about how he and his family had to adjust to the “white man’s” way of life. To kind of balance things out, Eddie...