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.

Coming Up

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm
Urban Rez explores the controversial legacy and modern-day repercussions of the Urban Relocation Program
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
See why the consequences of the Navajos’ relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 continue to this day. 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Called by some the "original Code Talkers", this is the story of the important role Choctaw soldiers played in WWI.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.

Recently

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:00pm
This film explores the quintessential American issues of free speech and ethnic pride against the backdrop of the ongoing Columbus Day parade controversy in Denver, Colorado. 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
Two Spirits explores the life and death of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender.
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 9:00pm
Examine the relevance and meaning of civil rights in the 21st century and the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the efforts of women, other people of color, and the LGBT community to expand our traditional definitions of equality.