Yosemite National Park America's Best Idea Grant

Through the Untold Stories project, in partnership with WETA and Florentine Films and with generous support from the Haas, Jr. Fund, this video shows off the work Yosemite ranger Shelton Johnson as his rediscovery of the story of the African American soldiers who patrolled the parks of the High Sierra at the turn of the last century. Shelton tells the story in the dramatis personae of a Buffalo Soldier himself, directly engaging visitors in a way that is immediate and often high impact.

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