Native American Heritage Month

Independent Lens: RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Sat, 11/23/2019 - 4:00pm

This film looks at the role of Native Americans in popular music history.

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The Warrior Tradition

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:00pm

There’s more to the story than heroism. And there’s more than one way to be a warrior.

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Warrior in Two Worlds

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 9:00pm

This film looks at the life of Ely Parker, a Seneca chief, a legal scholar, an engineer, a Civil War hero, and a Cabinet-level commissioner. 

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Molly of Denali: new PBS KIDS series

WXXI-TV is pleased to bring our youngest fans the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature a Native American lead character.

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Native America

Tue, 08/18/2020 - 2:00pm

Native America illuminates the splendor of a past whose story has for too long remained untold.

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Native America: Nature to Nations

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 9:00pm

Episode two of this four-part series visits Ganondagan State Historic Site to talk with G. Peter Jemison.

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Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 9:00pm

Join a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians as they reveal the little-known history of America’s Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, long before Jamestown or Plymouth

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POV: Tribal Justice

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 6:00pm

Tribal Justice spotlights tribal courts that incorporate indigenous customs and beliefs into their justice systems.

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Secrets of Spanish Florida – A Secrets of the Dead Screening

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI and its partner, Friends of Ganondagan, for a free screening of this film that follows a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians to reveal colonial America’s Spanish roots.

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Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:30pm

When you hear the phrase "Native American music" you may not think of tubas, trumpets and Sousa marches. Yet, this rich musical tradition has been a part of Native American culture for over one hundred years.

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