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Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 1, Rupert's Land & the Fur Trade
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directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell and Michelle Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 1 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
The episode looks at the fur trade, the Hudson's Bay Company, the North West Company and the creation of Rupert's Land. First Nations and the Métis and their involvement with the fur trade.
directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell and Michelle Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 1 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
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Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2, Pemmican & York Boats
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directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
The episode looks at the importance of pemmican on the fur trade and its impact on bison numbers. The York boat crews, the fur trade, and the Hudson's Bay Company as the bison numbers dwindled and the demand for furs declined.
directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
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Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 3, Greatest Loss, Famine & Pestilence
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directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 3 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 39 mins
The episode looks at the demise of the bison herds in Canada. The arrival of European settlers and the railroad. The Treaties and the policies of the government include the permit system and the pass system.
directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 3 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 39 mins
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A Broken Trust
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directed by Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles; produced by Suzette Brewer, Angela M. Hill, Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles, Newsy (New York, NY: Bowery Media, 2019), 48 mins
A harrowing deep dive into the racial group most likely to be raped in the U.S. - American Indian and Alaska Native women. A Newsy investigation uncovers how race, politics and the law have prevented these survivors from finding justice.
directed by Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles; produced by Suzette Brewer, Angela M. Hill, Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles, Newsy (New York, NY: Bowery Media, 2019), 48 mins
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Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience
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directed by Audrey Geyer, fl. 2002-2006; produced by Levi Rickert, fl. 2013, Visions (Brighton, MI: Visions, 2013), 57 mins
This exciting and compelling one hour documentary invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models living in the U.S. Midwest. It dispels the myth that American Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the c...
directed by Audrey Geyer, fl. 2002-2006; produced by Levi Rickert, fl. 2013, Visions (Brighton, MI: Visions, 2013), 57 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Geronimo
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
As the leader of the last Native American fighting force to capitulate to the U.S. government, Geronimo was seen by some as the perpetrator of unspeakable savage cruelties, while to others he was the embodiment of proud resistance.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Tecumseh’s Vision
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 mins
In the course of his brief and meteoric career, Tecumseh would become one of the greatest Native American leaders of all time, orchestrating the most ambitious pan-Indian resistance movement ever mounted on the North American continent. After his death he would live on as a potent symbol of Native pride and pan In...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
Though the Cherokee embraced "civilization" and won recognition of tribal sovereignty in the U.S. Supreme Court, their resistance to removal from their homeland failed. Thousands were forced on a perilous march to Oklahoma.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 19 mins
In 1973, American Indian Movement activists and residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation occupied the town of Wounded Knee, demanding redress for grievances. As a result of the siege, Indians across the country forged a new path into the future.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 19 mins
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American Experience, Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
For years, Apache tribes had resisted the advance of the pioneers and their threat to the traditional ways of life. But Geronimo fought the longest, becoming one of the most famous, feared and misunderstood Indian warriors in our history. Now at last, descendants of those Apaches who fought so long ago tell their...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
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