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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

March Point

by Tracy Rector and Annie Silverstein of Longhouse Media

The journey of three teens from the Swinomish Indian Tribe who make a film about the threat from two local oil refineries.

Independent Lens

Maria Tallchief

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.

Matters of Race

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.

Miss Navajo

by Billy Luther

Following pageant contestants in their quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, and featuring personal stories of recent winners, Miss Navajo is a unique celebration of womanhood.

Independent Lens

Mitakuye Oyasin: All My Relatives

by Mary John. Prairie PTV, and CEN

The history of the Native American Spirit Lake Nation through three generations of one family.

On a Knife Edge

by Eli Cane and Jeremy Williams

George Dull Knife, a Lakota teen growing up on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation inspired by his father, a veteran of both Vietnam and Occupation of Wounded Knee, takes to the streets to help shape his generation's fight for social justice.

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