History Detectives

Modoc Basket

Clip: Season 8 Episode 9 | 17m 6s

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.

Aired: 08/22/10

Rating: TV-G

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