Native American Heritage Month

Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:00pm

Two-hundred and fifty years ago, three powers clashed in an epic struggle for North America. 

Personal Ethnography Night

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI presents three documentaries featuring personal ethnographic journeys.

Jim Thorpe: The World's Greatest Athlete

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 9:00pm

This film recounts these events of Jim Thorpe's life through in-depth interviews with Thorpe's surviving children, dramatic re-creations, and archival stills and film.

Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison

Sun, 04/29/2012 - 10:30pm

The three main characters: the American bison, the Americans who understand and care about them, and the landscape they both inhabit: the American West.

We Shall Remain: American Experience: Wounded Knee

Fri, 12/02/2011 - 7:00pm

Wounded Knee tells the gripping story of the 1973 siege of Wounded Knee

Contrary Warrior: The Life and Times of Adam Fortunate Eagle

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 9:00pm

The story of Adam Fortunate Eagle, a contemporary activist, artist, author, ceremonial leader.

Choctaw Code Talkers

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 10:00pm

Called by some the "original Code Talkers", this is the story of the important role Choctaw soldiers played in WWI.

Long Walk: Tears of the Navajo

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 7:00pm

In a lost chapter of our nation’s history, eight thousand Navajo men, women and children were marched at gunpoint through the scorched desert of the American Southwest to a barren reservation along the Texas border.

Unconquered Seminoles

Tue, 11/05/2013 - 9:30pm

This film traces the history and identity of Florida's resilient Seminole tribe, one deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success.

Aleut Story

Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:00pm

The incredible, untold story of Aleut Americans' decades-long struggle for human and civil rights.

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