Reflections with Dr Herman J. Viola
Episode 8 - Riely’s Ring from the  Battle of the Little Bighorn

Episode 8 - Riely’s Ring from the Battle of the Little Bighorn

November 29, 2020

Learn about the story of Lieutenant William Van Wyck Reily's signet ring lost during the Battle of the Little Bighorn and eventually recovered and returned to his family.

Episode 7 - Carson Walks Over Ice Counting Coup in Vietnam

Episode 7 - Carson Walks Over Ice Counting Coup in Vietnam

December 22, 2019

In Episode 7 Dr Viola shares stories of Carson Walks Over Ice counting coup as a Green Beret in Vietnam. Dr Viola became friends with Carson Walks Over Ice while working on his book Warriors in Uniform.

 

Episode 6 - Code Talkers in World War I

Episode 6 - Code Talkers in World War I

June 8, 2019

In Episode 6 Dr Viola shares insights into the fascinating role American Indian code talkers played during World War I ultimately leading to the end of the war.

Learn more about this:

//www.viola-research.com/episode-6-code-talkers-in-world-war-1

Episode 5 – National Native American Veterans Memorial

Episode 5 – National Native American Veterans Memorial

April 29, 2019

In episode 5 Dr Viola discusses the important roles Native Americans have played in the US military and the National Native American Veterans Memorial.

//www.viola-research.com/episode-5-national-native-american-veterans-memorial/

Episode 4 - Letters from Joe Medicine Crow

Episode 4 - Letters from Joe Medicine Crow

April 10, 2019

In Episode 4 Dr Viola shares stories about his friendship with Joe Medicine Crow and reads a few letters he received over the years from Joe. Dr Viola also shares a story about meeting former US Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell. 

4 Stories About American Indian Valor In Combat

4 Stories About American Indian Valor In Combat

February 6, 2019

In episode 3 of Dr Viola's podcast, he shares 4 stories about American Indian Valor in Combat.

The stories feature:

  • Lori Piestewa
  • Moses Neptune
  • Otis Leader
  • Joe Medicine Crow

//www.viola-research.com/4-stories-about-american-indian-valor-in-combat/

Are there any American Indians buried here?

Are there any American Indians buried here?

January 13, 2019

Dr Herman J. Viola shares a fascinating story about visiting the Rhone American Military Cemetery in Draguignan, France and how the experience began by asking the simple question "are there American Indians buried here?"

Learn more about story here:

//www.viola-research.com/are-there-american-indians-buried-here-draguignan-france/

Stories about Joe Medicine Crow

Stories about Joe Medicine Crow

January 13, 2019

Dr Herman J. Viola shares a story from Joe Medicine Crow about the Battle of the Littlebighorn and Joe's experience in World War II 'counting coup' against the Germans.

You can learn more about these stories here:

//www.viola-research.com/a-crow-story-about-the-battle-of-the-little-bighorn/ 

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