Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Seth Eastman Painting

  • Aired: 07/07/2008
  • 15:48
  • Rating: TV-G
An Illinois man purchased a painting from a seller in Northern Ireland that depicts a scene of traditional Native American life. Could this be an authentic work of artist and military officer Seth Eastman? Host Tukufu Zuberi travels to Fort Snelling to examine how Eastman carried out government policies of Native American removal while capturing on canvas what he believed was a doomed way of life.
Embed Options
Close ×
Seth Eastman Painting
Seth Eastman Painting
Is this an original work from a famous painter of the American West?
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now