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Producer: James P. Sprecher

Director: Kyle Mork

Narrator: Matt Weesner

Writer: Paul Higbee

Research Assistant: Karen Laumer

Associate Producers:
Candy Acosta
Chad Andersen
Rina Bellew
Kevin Patten
Stephanie Rissler

Melissa Hamersma
Saturnino John
Rex Kinnear
Bryan Middleton

Editor/Animation Graphics:
Kyle Mork

Production Secretary: Kim Kelly

Graphics: Carol Robertson
Amanda Schieffer

SDPB Educational Services
Sherrill Blumer
Wess Pravecek
Steve Rokusek

Dakota Translations of Enemy Swim Lake Legend
Diane Merrick
Germaine Stand Fast-Chin
Chad Nielsen

Dakota and Lakota pronunciations
Jerome Kills Small

SDPB On Line Services
Larry Rohrer
Kent Osborne
Laura Dimock

Advisory Panel
Kathy Hood
Nancy Koupal
Larry Mendoza
Sheryl Muckey
Steve Rokusek

Grant Shearer
Buck Troxal
Gary Cooper
Jerry croft
Trent Shearer
Colby Shearer
Jay Shearer
Jed Cammerer
Wyat Volmer
Stacy Teller
Lakota Horsemen
Jonathan Little Thunder
Francis White Dress
Woman reading book – Amber Anders

Kids watching television
Hunter Christopherson
Shelby Christopherson
Cole Christopherson

Dakota Campfire scene
Storyteller: Clifford Canku
Dakota Youths:
Winter Warhol
Eliphelet Simon
Lyle Simon
Honor Warhol
Vivienne Tateyuskanskan
Hunter Tateyuskanskan
Mountain Men
Tilly Foster
Jim Peters
Tim Priest
Wyatt Wood
Hugh Glass Legend
Jay E. Lewis –Hugh Glass
Elder Sheets – Trapper #1
Charles Weber –Trapper #2
Covered Wagon
Mr. And Mrs. Mel Anderson
Garrett Shearer
Michelle Kitterman
Brenna Stein
Britton Stein
Anna Kitterman
Chelsie Shearer
Thoen Stone
Ezra Kind – Richard A. Whipple
Louis Thoen – Forest C. McEuen

Jesse James (Horseman) – Tim Seep

Shooting of Wild Bill Hickock
Wild Bill Hickock – Westley M. Pederson
Jack McCall – Jimmy D. Burns
Captain Massey – Thomas C. C. Eaton
Charlie Rich – Michael T. Rich
Harry Young – Terry McGeeney
Carl Mann – Gary Myers

Voice of Ezra Kind – Kevin Patten

Voice of Frank James – J. P. Sprecher

Paul Bunyan illustrations from
“Paul Bunyan: A Tall Tale retold and illustrated”
by Steven Kellogg
Used with permission of the author
All Rights Reserved


“Cheyenne Eyes” by Gary Stroutsos/Makoche West
Epaminondas Trimis/Makoche Music and
Joseph Fire Crow/Makoche Music
© 1996 Makoche West/ASCAP and Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Recording Company

“Ballad of Jesse James” Traditional
Performed by the McBeeBee Brothers
Clyde McBeebee: Violin (Owen DeJong)
Clem McBeebee: Guitar (Nick Schwebach)
Claude McBeebee: Guitar, Vocals (Jeff Shaffer)

Additional music by DeWolfe


Adams Museum & House
Deadwood, SD

The Black Hills Mining Museum
Lead, South Dakota

Center for Western Studies
Augustana College

Devils Gulch
Garretson, SD

Library of Congress
Prints and Photographic Division
FSA-OWI Collection
John C. H. Grabill Collection

Minnesota Historical Society
Sumner’s Gallery Photo
Northfield, MN 1870

National Archives and Records Administration
Prints & Photographic Division

Philip W. Steele Collection
Jesse James Photographs
Used with permission

South Dakota State Historical Society

South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Pickeral Lake Campgrounds

W. H. Over Museum
The Stanley J. Morrow Collection

Special Thanks

Gordon Aaker
Brenda Bamberg
Mary Copco
Thomas Graff
Jim and Jacqui Hatzell
Jennifer Littlefield
Jeff Mammenga
Dorothy Neuhaus
Westley M. Pederson
Grant and JoDee Shearer
Mr and Mrs Mel Anderson
Chelle Somsen
Ken Stewart
Laurinda Van Roekel
Jay D. Vogt

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative

Students of Corsica School System
Corsica, SD

Production Manager: Brad Van Osdel
Executive Producer: James P. Sprecher
Director of Television: Bob Bosse

This program was funded through a grant
from the South Dakota Department of Education.

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