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Homeland

by Jilann Spitzmiller and Hank Rogerson

Four Lakota Indian families face the persistent challenges of contemporary reservation life.

True Stories

Hopi Quilts

by Pam Stevenson

Visit Hopi quilters on remote Arizona mesas to see how they have made American quilting traditions their own.

In the Light of Reverence

by Christopher McLeod and Malinda Maynor (Lumbee)

Land-use battles in three sacred places pull Native Americans into conflicts with mining companies, New Age practitioners, tourists, and rock climbers.

POV, True Stories

Indian Relay

by Charles Dye

Follow teams from three different American Indian communities as they prepare for and compete across a grueling Indian Relay season.

Independent Lens

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Indians: An Unexpected Story

by Katahdin Productions

A four-part series that chronicles the unexpected history of Native American nations in the 20th century.

Injunuity

by Adrian Baker

Injunuity is a unique mix of animation, music, and real thoughts from real people exploring our world from the Native American perspective.

Watch it online

Kind Hearted Woman

by David R. Sutherland

In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation.

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Frontline

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The Last Cowboy

by Jon Alpert

Filmed over two decades in the life of Vern Sager and his family, The Last Cowboy captures a family's struggle to preserve a vanishing way of life as cowboys and Indians in the Badlands of South Dakota.

Independent Lens

LISTENING AT THE LUNCHEONETTE

by Carole Lucia Satrina and Eugene Marner

In this six-part series, Americans from all walks of life gather at diners, cafeterias, and coffee shops to discuss identity and the challenges of building community.

Lost Sparrow

by Chris Billing

Three decades ago, two Crow Indian brothers ran away from home and no one knew why. Their sudden and mysterious deaths sent shockwaves through a tiny upstate New York community. Lost Sparrow is their adoptive brother's journey to bring Bobby and Tyler home and confront a painful truth that shattered his family.

Independent Lens

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