Red Cloud's Peace Pipe

Was this pipe given to a Californian woman's ancestor by the famous warrior Chief Red Cloud?

The ancestor was the Indian agent who moved the Oglala Lakota to a Reservation in South Dakota.

Would Chief Red Cloud have given such a gift to a U.S. government official?

The History Detectives go back to the turbulent days of the 1870s and a battle of wills and political scandal that reached the highest levels of government.

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Season 2, Episode 1

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Livermore, California

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