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History Detectives | Modoc Basket | PBS

Duration: 17:07
Program: History Detectives #809
Broadcast Date: Aug. 23, 2010

Our contributor believes she has a basket woven by a woman who played a pivotal role in the Indian Wars that helped define the settlement of the West. The weaver worked the name "Toby" into the pattern of the basket. Could this be Toby Riddle, the woman who thrust her body into the line of fire to save the life of a peace negotiator? Wes Cowan investigates.

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Post Date: May 16, 2011