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by Laurence A. Goldin
The Tlingit and Haida people of Alaska were confused by the idea of America “buying” the land they lived on from the Russians. They would be among the first native people to make a successful claim on their homeland and rights.
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.
by Tom Weidlinger
A look at neighborhoods across the country where ordinary people are working together to make a difference — one person at a time.
by Sandy Sunrising Osawa
Maria Tallchief's Indian name means "woman of two worlds" and this documentary deftly weaves together the different worlds of Tallchief, including ballet and her Osage Indian heritage.
by Orlando Bagwell
Examining racial dynamics in diverse communities across the United States, this four-part series explores how race shapes Americans' sense of national and individual identity.
by Edin Velez, and Sarah Vogel
A theatrical meditation on the "discovery" of the new world by Christopher Columbus.
by Mary John. Prairie PTV, and CEN
The history of the Native American Spirit Lake Nation through three generations of one family.
by Ellen Frankenstein
Living in a place with high teen pregnancy, high school drop-out, substance abuse, and domestic violence rates, Sitka, Alaska teenagers reflect on the possibility of finding a place in society.
by Francine Strickwerda and Laurel Spellman Smith
Oil & Water is the true David & Goliath story of two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. One fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while the other attempts to revolutionize the oil industry.
by Sandra Sunrising Osawa
A look at the life of Native American jazz saxophone pioneer Jim Pepper, the first musician to fuse Native American music with jazz.