Native American Heritage Month

POV: Up Heartbreak Hill

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 8:00pm

Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.

FRONTLINE: Alaska Gold

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 10:00pm

Probe the battle between those who depend on the Bristol Bay for salmon and those who want to dig an open-pit mine at its headwaters.

Racing the Rez

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 7:00pm

For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 

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.

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