BOSTON – World Channel brings together unique and compelling documentaries in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
Throughout the month of November, Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in recognition of the contributions of American Indians in the United States.
“We are proud to showcase these excellent Native American-focused films” says Chris Hastings, Executive Producer WORLD Channel “and to recognize the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment/growth of the United States.”
Here is WORLD Channel’s lineup for November:
Unconquered Seminoles – Saturday, November 09, 2013
Tracing the history and identity of Florida’s resilient Seminoles, Unconquered Seminoles, explores the tribe deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success.
Skydancer – Saturday, November 09, 2013
For more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers or ‘sky walkers’ have raised America’s modern cityscapes like the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building. Skydancer takes a provocative look at Indian life in the 21st Century: from the hierarchy on top of New York City’s steel structures to life ‘on the Rez’ where problems like unemployment and crime make it hard to see the beauty of the land.
Local, USA Native American Culture
Local, USA Native American Culture Monday, November 18, 2013
Three stories about modern Native American culture: the effects and solution of climate change in the Pacific Northwest; a Lincoln, Nebraska sculptor, linking the past to the present; and the fight to revive a language in Oklahoma.
The Medicine Game
America ReFramed: The Medicine Game Tuesday November 19, 2013
The remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondaga Nation driven by a single goal – to beat the odds and play lacrosse for Syracuse University. Facing daunting obstacles and crumbling dreams, they turn to family and their Native teachings for guidance and stability. Over six years, The Medicine Game follows their coming of age story to one of a study of modern Native American life.
WORLD Channel presents programming, including America ReFramed and Local, USA, with stories of culture, education, identity, and more.
Tune in throughout November to celebrate Native American Heritage Month on WORLD Channel. Check local listings. Learn more at http://worldchannel.org