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The Camp Poplar Cannon

SYNOPSIS

A young Sioux woman from the Fort Peck Reservation in far northeastern Montana, a local history enthusiast, and an antiques weapons expert, work together to restore a Civil War era cannon and build a small museum exhibit to tell the story of the Battle of Camp Poplar River, a little known battle between the US Army and the last of the “Non-Treaty Sioux” on January 2nd, 1881.

SCREENINGS

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FILM INFO

Title: The Camp Poplar Cannon
Genre: Documentary Short
Length: 8 min.
Director: Karl Swingle
Country: United States

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