American Veteran: Keep It Close

This Native American Veteran Carried a Pebble Into War

09/21/2021 | 5m 21s  | Video has closed captioning.

Harvey Pratt is a member of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Sioux Tribes, who served in the Marines during the Vietnam War. Lessons from his elders, such as putting a pebble in his mouth to help stave off thirst, helped him thrive and look after his fellow soldiers in Vietnam. These teachings benefited him throughout his successful career in law enforcement, giving him strength and support.

Aired: 09/21/21

Rating: NR


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