On this episode of The Hub, comedian Howie Miller, twilight actress Marisa Quinn and film industry executive and writer Shawn Imitates-Dog are profiled in this weeks episode.
Chenoa Egawa, Lummi Tribal member, hosts the program from the shores of Tulalip Bay on the Tulalip reservation during the Tribal Journeys 2009 Paddle to Suquamish landing. The canoes and canoe families here today have traveled from the northern Puget Sound and lower British Columbia coastal regions. However, In a few days they will join together with other canoes from five separate routes during the culmination of Tribal Journeys 2009, Paddle to Suquamish, being hosted at the Port Madison Indian Reservation. More than 80 ocean going canoes and as many as 7,000 people will gather together to witness the canoes coming ashore.
Raven has more fun than she expected on Halloween as the elders of the community tell the children the scary story of the woman of the woods.
Paris! Milan! New York! Look out! This fast paced documentary examines many facts of Aboriginal clothing design and manufacturing. Aboriginal Fashion traces the history of Aboriginal clothing from traditional garments to the runways of the modern fashion world.
A rotating compilation of music videos featuring diverse talents of Native American & World Indigenous cultures. Different genres such as hip hop, rap, dance, rock, and many more are feautured on the AUX.
Ernest Webb travels in Cree territories to learn more about UFOs and to hear the stories from the people. In 1961, long before television arrived in Cree territory, Sandy Masty saw a ufo shaped like a drum.
Mohawk Girls is a feature-length documentary about three teenage-girls growing up in the Kahnawake Mohawk community, outside of Montreal. Shot over the span of two years, Mohawk filmmaker, Tracey Deer, takes viewers into the lives of these girls and offers a surprising inside look at Native youth culture in the 21st century.
Profiles the legendary leader who welcomed settlers to the land that now bears his name. Recounts the known facts of Chief Seattle's life, including his famous speech, and challenges viewers to reflect on the history of our country's treatment of its native peoples. Viewers are taken on a chronological journey from Seattle's birth in the 1780's to his death in 1866, a period of great change for the First People of Puget Sound. Seattle's life story serves as a window into the epidemics that decimated the native population in the 1700's and the displacement and survival of Duwamish people who became refugees in their traditional homeland.
Smoke Traders tells the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective. The multimillion dollar cigarette industry that Mohawks have built has pulled their communities out of third world poverty, but the Canadian government is determined to shut the trade down. Are these traders criminals who must be stopped? Or are they a new breed of Native entrepreneur who deserve our support?
The Algonquins of Wolf Lake First Nation often traditionally used the mighty rivers as their highways and for their survival. To successfully live the life of a traditional Algonquin, in addition to learning basic survival skills, Don must canoe a set of rapids -solo.
Coleen continues to train but is finding it hard to stay committed with a busy work schedule. Our foot health expert talks about common types of foot pain such as blisters and foot cramps. Learn how to stretch at your desk to keep stress levels down. The Get Moving Fitness Team is here to keep you motivated.
The Lakota Berenstain Bears Project is a joint venture of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Lakota Language Consortium, with the goal of bringing the Lakota language to family television sets across all Lakota-speaking communities in North and South Dakota, and well beyond.
Yamba wants to go on a jungle safari so both Jacinta and Yamba decide to go on a safari that is closer to home - a Central Australian safari.
When two Northern strangers come to Wapos Bay, Talon and T-Bear learn the value of their own traditions. T-Bear and a new kid from Nunavut sweat it out to prove who Wapos Bay's best athlete is. And Talon is in awe of a star hockey player who visits the community. T-Bear realizes that his family has taught him how to navigate his way on the hockey ice and out on the land. He also learns that cooperating is more important than competing. And Talon sees what a great role model his dad Alphonse is.
Bronson and Kimmy create a personal collage and add kitchen tables and chairs to their playhouse using recycled materials. Guest Mary shares her buckskin that has been passed down by her mother on this episode of Art Zone.
Meet Metis gardener Caroline Chartrand, who saves heritage Metis seeds at her garden in St. Laurent Manitoba. Caroline shows Coleen how to transform her front yard into a garden of local indigenous medicinal plants. And we learn how to re-pot an overgrown houseplant.
The Seven Laws explores the natural laws or teaching of Aboriginal people and explains how these laws form the basis of all life and meaning in this world.
Pate Platters and other matters with Millie Knapp and Dr Judy New Terrine Rabbit, Moose Meat Mousse and Salmon Mousse
This episode of Creative Native features northwest coast symbolism and the hidden meanings inside of it. Guest Cody Mathias creates cedar plaques and share why they are important to his culture and ways of tradition.
Skin care expert Karen Bowers joins us to talk about facts on skin care treatments and Robert Kakakaway shares concepts on how to parent according to the sacred medicine wheel. Then, Clinical Hypnotherapist Derek Shelton joins us on a path to purpose.
An official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, GRAB is an intimate portrait of the little-documented Grab Day in the villages of New Mexico's Laguna Pueblo tribe. This community-wide prayer of abundance, thanks and renewal exists at the intersection of traditional native and contemporary Western cultures. Each year, Laguna Pueblo villagers honor Catholic saints and family members by showering food and gifts from the rooftops of their homes upon the community gathered below. GRAB explores the origins and evolution of this 300-year-old custom, from its introduction by Spanish settlers to its modern-day twists. The film, narrated by actress Parker Posey, follows three families as they prepare for the annual event, chronicling their lives for the year leading up to Grab Day.
The people of the Yurok tribe live off the bounty of the Pacific Coast on the banks of California's Klamath River, harvesting salmon, shellfish, seaweed and edible wild greens as well as acorns that are ground and cooked in tightly woven handmade baskets. Loretta joins her Yurok friends for a feast of alderwood-smoked salmon, dried sirfish and eels, served with an exceptional sturgeon egg bread.
Chef Moe Mathieu uses local ingredients in his Saskatchewan restaurants. In the fall, he travels to Lac La Ronge where he harvests wild rice, chanterelle mushrooms, blueberries, and rosehips. Returning in the dead of winter, he nets lake trout, whitefish, and burbot through the ice.
Examines the pivotal role that citizen entrepreneurs can play in a Native nation's overarching effort to achieve sustainable community and economic development. It looks at the many different ways that Native nation governments actively and passively hinder citizen entrepreneurship, and the innovative approaches some Native nations are taking.
The second season of People of the Pines begins with a historical view of the tribe and their life on a small, impoverished reservation located in the foothills of San Bernardino. Their future economic fate is held in the balance as they consider the decision to open a bingo hall.
In this episode, Juaquin completes the assembly of the Boy's Fancy Apron. Making Regalia can now be seen on the FNX Native American television network. Check your local PBS listings to see if FNX is available in your area.
The Passage of Gifts is an intimate look at the inter-relationships between humans and animals, and of humans with each other as they exist in the spiritual and natural world.
Voices of shares important topics such as education, leadership, employment, and opportunities in Indian Country. On this series we feature finding solutions to problems and answers involved in the community. Each episode brings an important topic in the Native community in which people talk about things, problems, concerns and the future. On this series we feature finding solutions to problems and answers involved in the community.
Yukon Kings- Ray Waska teaches his grandkids how to fish during the summer salmon run. From Kalahari To Court- Bushmen from South Africa fight for their lands when Botswana government continues to drive out their land for diamond finds. Greenhouse Project - People are being reminded of what they used to know, how to grow food, build shelter, and deal with their waste.
The strength and spiritual connection of one man and his wife are revealed as we sit with Charlie and Louisa Etapp who are making a gift for their grandchild. Charlie and Louisa Etapp tell us about their childhood and talk about how they raised their son Abraham on the land, hiding him from authorities in order to keep him out of school and give him a traditional education. They make a mamaapsuun a baby swing for an unborn great-grandchild and speak of their hopes for the family's future. Charlie finds the wood and carves the cradle board, while Louisa sews the waspsuyan the carrying bag that will keep the infant snug and warm. Charlie tells us how Abraham has a different temperament from his siblings who were marked by the discipline they received in the non-Native school system.
Stories about the people, history and culture of the Cherokee Nation. Hosted by Jennifer Loren.
The carnival comes to Wapos Bay, and T-Bear is smitten by the carnival owner's daughter, Evelyn, and will do anything to help out at the carnival. T-Bear's dad Jacob tries everything to keep his son away from the "carnies," as he calls them, because of his own earlier experiences. Raven is bedridden with chicken pox and develops an overactive imagination by watching too many soap operas on TV.
Elder Jacob Wawatai has been living off the land as taught to him by his great grandmother for most of his life. Don is hoping that by soaking up a wee bit of Jacob's knowledge, that he too will survive the great outdoors and squash a melon or two.
When Josie's ex-boyfriend receives special attention at the restaurant, Hank becomes jealous. Tazz decides to take matters into his own hands and tries to drive Mark out of town. His attempt backfires, leaving Hank to clean up the mess.
Liz ups the ante in her negotiations with John and creates a phantom job crisis. Barry and Scott are suspected of stealing from the casino. Cheyenne and Claire go to battle over control of Chrissy's career.
For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives. Encouraged by their elders, many Navajos and Hopis begin running at an early age - to greet the morning sun, to prepare for a ceremony or simply to challenge themselves in the vast, southwestern landscape. In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross-country runners from two rival high schools vie for the state championship while striving to find their place among their native people and the larger American culture. Win or lose, what they learn over the course of two racing seasons has a dramatic effect on the rest of their lives. Combining interviews with verite-style shooting, RACING THE REZ offers a rare view into the surprising complexity and diversity of contemporary reservation life, from the point of view of five teenage boys on the cusp of adulthood. The documentary follows Ryan, Dennis, Billy, Johnny and Joyai from the classrooms to their remote, un-electrified homes, from grueling runs across canyons and mesas to their ultimate day of reckoning the state meet and beyond.
The Kumeyaay Nation at one time lived throughout this region and is currently comprised of 13 reservations scattered across San Diego County and four in northern Baja California. The Kumeyaay people who live on and off these reservations share a heritage that goes back, in their words, "to the beginning of time." This film explores some aspects of this resilient culture.
On the 15th of September Sydney will welcome the world for a spectacular show of the Olympic Games. Australia used its indigenous population as part of its candidacy bid. However, in the unashamedly nationalistic spirit that characterises such sporting events, Australian leaders are unwilling to acknowledge the country's dark history and its debt to the aboriginal population. For hundreds of years the white colonials saw the Aborigines as a primitive race, destined to die out. They were hunted from their land. Massacres were part of the daily order. Children were taken from their parents and raised by missionaries and white families. These children are called 'the lost generation'. Now they and their parents are fighting to recover some of what was stolen from them. Above all they are asking for an official apology.