Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Albert White Hat
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (AP) — The endangered Lakota language has lost one of its greatest supporters.
Albert White Hat, who was instrumental in teaching and preserving the American Indian language and translated the Hollywood film "Dances with Wolves" into Lakota for its actors, died last week surrounded by loved ones at a South Dakota hospital. The 74-year-old had been battling prostate cancer and other health issues, according to family and friends.
White Hat, a member of the...