Native American Heritage Month

In honor of Native American Heritage Month,
WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the men and women who shaped the Native American experience.

Featured Programming

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:00pm
This film looks at the role of Native Americans in popular music history.

Native American Heritage Month

Through dance, family traditions, and music, these stories show the diversity and long history of Indigenous people across the United States. Celebrate the history, culture, and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives in a special collection of films, short stories, and resources from Public Television.  Watch On-Demand.
This November, WORLD Channel presents films rich with voices from the Indigenous community. With the new leadership of our partner Vision Maker Media (team photo above), we invite you to listen and learn from these Native storytellers. Explore the films and features.
Native America illuminates the splendor of a past whose story has for too long remained untold.

Recently Aired

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 10:00pm
American Masters examines the enigmatic life and mind of National Medal of Arts-winner Navarro Scott Momaday, the Kiowa novelist, short-story writer, essayist and poet.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm
Inspired by the documentary: The Pilgrims, American Experience presents a discussion sharing Native American perspectives on the arrival of European settlers in New England 400 years ago.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 8:00pm
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month: Tribal Sovereignty and Home: A Special Live Stream Panel Discussion on November 17 8PM ET from Vision Maker Media and World Channel
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
A tribal elder and Vietnam veteran visits the underground archives of Chicago's Field Museum, where he and two young Arapaho explore ancestral objects that had vanished from their tribe years before.
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 8:00pm
Native American veterans reflect on their experiences in the military during the Vietnam War. 


Native American Heritage Month

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