Native American Heritage Month

In honor of Native American Heritage Month,
WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the men and women who shaped the Native American experience.

Recently

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
As the doctor reverses roles and becomes the patient, this poignant story of vulnerability and personal revelation will inspire and educate.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
A group of French people share a passion for everything Native American. But their big dream is to travel to the United States and meet "real Indians."
Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
This film recounts these events of Jim Thorpe's life through in-depth interviews with Thorpe's surviving children, dramatic re-creations, and archival stills and film.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 9:00pm
This film explores the history and culture of the game of lacrosse interwined with the Iroquois Nationals and their journey to the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Medicine Game shares the remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondaga Nation driven by a single goal; to beat the odds and play lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
This compelling documentary invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models living in the midwest.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Two-hundred and fifty years ago, three powers clashed in an epic struggle for North America. 
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 11:00pm
For over 50 years, archaeologist Dr. Douglas Anderson, of Brown University, studied the Iñupiaq Natives of Northwestern Alaska.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 9:00pm
Called by some the "original Code Talkers", this is the story of the important role Choctaw soldiers played in WWI.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
The Road to Andersonville documents the story of Michigan's Native Americans in the Civil War who served in Company K of the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
A young Tlingit makes a pilgrimage to his ancestral home and is forced to confront the dichotomy between his history and the world he lives in.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 9:00pm
Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915).
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:00pm
A documentary film about Comanche activist LaDonna Harris
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Taloa, which is from the Chickasaw word for song, explores the fascinating connections in the music of contemporary Māori and American Indian composers.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:30am
The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:30pm
The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. 

 
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