This photographer lives by the desire to improve everything around him. Known for his business savvy this newspaper photographer turned a small newspaper into a regional media empire. Yet he has continued his photography capturing the spirit of his subjects.
Native Report is an entertaining, informative magazine style series that celebrates Native American culture and heritage, listens to tribal elders, and talks to some of the most powerful and influential leaders of Indian Country today. The series is attractive to both a general and tribal audience, promoting understanding between cultures, tribes and reservations...offering a venue for the stories of challenge and success coming from Minnesota's tribal communities... and educating public television viewers about the culture and traditions of native citizens. Native Report is hosted by Stacey Thunder, an enrolled member of the Red Lake Nation, and co-hosted by Tadd Johnson who is an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa. The Native Report season consists of fifteen episodes. Another fifteen episodes are planned next year which will include stories from Minnesota and Wisconsin native communities.
T-Bear, Talon, Jacob and Mushom think that they have videotaped a Bigfoot around Wapos Bay. Jacob and T-Bear try to sell the footage for $6 million to Steve from Austin, Texas (Lee Majors), who works for the O.S.I. (Observation of Sasquatch Institute). Raven learns about sharing with her mother Sarah and grandmother Kohkum while picking berries for the elders of the community.
In 2005, an all-white buffalo calf is born in the northern United States and is quickly acquired by an astute zoo director in Winnipeg, Canada, who is aware of this sacred animal?s significance. With the help of a local Elder, a permanent home is set up for the aptly named Blizzard at Winnipeg?s Assiniboine Park Zoo. As originally prophesized, Blizzard?s arrival coincides with a dangerous moment in human history. Within a short few weeks of the White Buffalo Calf coming to Winnipeg, many people are uniting spiritually in peace and harmony, attempting to bring this Message of the urgent need for Peace, of creating an energy shift throughout the world. Hanging in the balance is the chaos, disaster and endless te ars from our relatives' eyes that we will all surely face unless this lofty prophecy is respected and acted upon.
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.
The obligations of women off the ice are full of joys and tough decisions. A new baby is welcomed to the community; a husband goes caribou hunting, while a former team member looks forward to a new career as a nurse after hanging up her skates for good.
Regaining Food Sovereignty explores the state of food systems in some Northern Minnesota Native communities; examining the relationship between history, health, tradition, culture and food. By reclaiming and revitalizing knowledge and practices around traditional, local and healthy foods, many communities and Tribal Nations are working toward a new model of community health and well-being for this, and future generations.
Kanien'keha:ka - Living the Language is a two part documentary about the personal, thought provoking and honest stories of the Mohawk language (Kanien'keha:ka) immersion program in Akwesasne. It examines various aspects of what it takes to learn and maintain a language through immersion by addressing key concepts of tradition, traditional education and identity preservation. In the late 1970's, the Mohawk community of Akwesasne began a dynamic language revitalization movement. The establishment of Mohawk language immersion programs and the creation of the Akwesasne Freedom School were just two of the major aspects of the movement. 'One cannot be traditional without knowing and speaking Kanien'keha:ka (the Mohawk language)' is often heard at the school. Parents and elders operate the Freedom School by a consensus decision-making process with financial support primarily from annual quilt sales and potluck dinners.
Don heads out east to live the life of a traditional Mi?kmaq of the Bear River First Nation near Digby, Nova Scotia. Near the beautiful Bay of Fundy, Don goes fishing for lobsters and smashes together a meal of acorns and moose leg bone. But it is the more delicate work of making wood flowers and digging for clams that has Don struggling during this final challenge.
We take a look at organizing your home office. Why do we put this task off? How do you get clutter under control? Our daily exercise break is up next with fitness professional Russell Thorne.
4a-Brother and Sister adopt one of Farmer Ben?s new puppies and soon discover that having a pet is a big responsibility. When the two pet owners leave to play with friends, the puppy stays behind and destroys the livingroom. As a result, the puppy is banished to the backyard. Brother and Sister apologise for neglecting their duties and Mama and Papa decide to give the cubs and the puppy a second chance. 4b-Brother and Sister do some damage in Mrs. Grizzle?s flowerbed while retrieving their baseball. Instead of stepping forward to apologize, the cubs get nervous and run home. As fate would have it, Mama arranges for Mrs. Grizzle to babysit the cubs that very night. Brother and Sister anticipate a very stern talking to, but are surprised by Mrs. Grizzle?s kindhearted manner.
Yamba wants to be a driver like Jacinta but soon realises that being a driver is a giANT responsibility and is not in a hurry to grow up.
The Guardians go head to head against Ambrona and his robots, when the evil mastermind tries to clear-cut a small forest while digging for a rare mineral to fuel his empire.
Matt Carver discovers he is no ordinary teen in this series about a Native American superhero. Matt meets a man, who trains him to use his powers, which he puts to use to defeat the evil Windigo.
Today on Vitality Gardening is a surprise as we are going to plant a garden in the Peter Family house. They have no idea that they are getting this surprise garden.
Language nests, an immersive program for babies and young children started in the 1980s have renewed the Maori people's pride in their history, language, and culture. Key to the program's success is the involvement of the family and most importantly the grandparents.
Holy Mackerel featuring a mackerel terrine with shrimp, mackerel fritters and herb crusted mackerel.
This episode of Creative Native features the masks of Bighouse which are beautiful masks used in ceremonies in Northwest coast cultures. Many of these masks are created by artist Wayne Alfred who shares advice when creating masks like knowing your culture, staying behind the mask, and understanding the qualities of a mask.
Dr. Zayd Ratansi shares 10 tips on giving strength for arthritis pain. Tamara shares how to make a healthy buffalo lasagna dinner. Frank Austin shares how to raise kids the right way and lastly, Talking Stick discusses finding your true love.
Centuries ago, they performed miraculously technical brain surgery, built modern irrigation canals, made agricultural discoveries still used by modern man, and were master builders...the stone village of Machu Picchu at 9,000 feet above sea level standing as the awe-inspiring monument to their genius. How did they get the stones up the mountain to construct this architectural marvel? They were the Incas, a wondrous people who once ruled half of South America before falling to the Spanish Conquistadors.
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.
Raising children and passing down culture is very important to the Uluit people. The women of the hockey team are very close together like sisters and in this episode Ana Niviaxie who had passed away from being hit by a drunk driver is being remembered and her memories are shared among the hockey players.
This is what mentors in traditional Inuit culture would do when a protege succeeded and it is what Sivummut: Going Forward does in six episodes that celebrate the triumphs of Inuit leaders in the arts, sports, the environment, health care, and education. Join us as we learn how today's pathfinders forge ways to integrate traditional knowledge and skills with the modern world. Come with us as we sing the praises of these inspiring women and men.
Begins the story arc that follows the Serrano people from their creation story which begins in Marra (near 29 Palms) and the top of the San Bernardino Mountains fo their ultimate settlement on the San Manuel Reservation. Jerry Paresa narrates.
On this episode, Juaquin wraps up construction on the jingle dress. It turned out beautiful and one like it will sure look great on that special little girl in your life. These techniques also apply to those grown up ladies in your life as well. Guys, if Juaquin can create beautiful regalia using a sewing machine, you can too. He will demonstrate the proper use of these machines on a future episode.
Rebellion, murder and tragic death by fire set the stage for strange encounters at a hotel in the small town of Duck Lake.
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.
From Kalahari To Court: Bushmen from South Africa fight for their lands when Botswana government continues to drive out their land for diamond finds. A Game For Life: "Titie," works with an innovative soccer program to educate local youth about HIV/AIDS prevention.
On the Shores of the mighty Rupert River, in a camp called Smokey Hill, Johnny and Clymie Weistche teach us how to catch and prepare Cisco for the long winter ahead. These Dab Iyiyuu share with us the hunting and preparation of a fish that brings many to feast upon the fall spawning. Johnny and Clymie Weistche have enjoyed a life of fishing Cisco. Their harvesting has the community of Waskaganish famished for a piece of freshly caught fish. At one time the hunters of Smokey Hill would come and scoop net these fish on the Rupert's River. Saunders Weistche, Johnny's brother, shows how to make the scoop net and we see the net yield a healthy catch like it was done long ago. This may be a final glimpse at Smokey Hill's bountiful fishing as Hydro-Quebec looms in the distance preparing to dam the Rupert River and end the run of the Cisco.
Stories about the people, history and culture of the Cherokee Nation. Hosted by Jennifer Loren.
Missing sled dogs and a pile of homework are just a few of the things that Talon has to deal with before setting out for the trapline with his father Alphonse. Talon can't wait to go away for a week, but the exciting trip means lots of extra responsibility. He has to complete the schoolwork that he'll miss before leaving. While Talon struggles with a creative writing assignment, T-Bear and Mushom (grandfather) have trouble with the dog team. T-Bear incorrectly ties the dogs up, and they escape. Intense preparations and avoidable mishaps teach the children the importance of listening to elders and taking care with everything you do.
Don heads to the Batoche National Historic Site in Saskatchewan, the actual battle site of the valiant last stand of the Metis in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. It is here that Don must re-enact the life of a Metis soldier. Don cooks some lead bullets over an open fire, learns how to prepare and load a muzzle loader and takes part in some language classes in Michif to reflect the language used by the Metis at that time. But when it comes to Don mounting a horse again, fear becomes an enormous hurdle for both horse and rider to overcome.
The two families make the move to one house - Josie's - but Vicky isn't cooperating. As Hank and Josie look to buy a new house, Vicky finally shows up on the back of a motorcycle, and Hank loses it, bringing out his shotgun "for cleaning."
Robin films a historical re-enactment of the founding of Moose and casts herself as the village slut. Joan and Beaver go undercover for some hard-hitting investigative journalism. Gerry confronts George about his past dalliance with Alice and Robin overhears them. A brawl breaks out at the station.
Geronimo takes viewers into depth with Mother Earth. He shares the beautiful landscapes and areas of Mother Earth and also shows the negativity that has been taking place as a result of the human effect. Also a number of tribal elders and leaders in the community voice their thoughts and give advice on the human species finding balance and living in peace in harmony with the environment and each other.
When I Hear Thunder finds the tradition of boxing intact on reservations across Arizona, where young men train in gyms often run by their fathers, who hung up their gloves after competing in boxing tournaments as youths. Some of the training facilities are rudimentary at best, but hours spent running in the gorgeous red rock canyons of the reservation help carve several of the young men into boxers who can compete-and occasionally triumph-at the national level.