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, 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.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 6:00pm
Two-hundred and fifty years ago, three powers clashed in an epic struggle for North America. 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 8:00pm
As the doctor reverses roles and becomes the patient, this poignant story of vulnerability and personal revelation will inspire and educate.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 12:00pm
Massasoit was the leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy when English settlers landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 9:00pm
See why the consequences of the Navajos’ relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 continue to this day. 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:00pm
Witness the life-defining choices faced by three young people living in the Pine Ridge Reservation. 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 7:00pm
A community-wide prayer of abundance, thanks and renewal, Grab Day exists at the intersection of traditional Native and contemporary Western cultures.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 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.
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 10:00pm
Follow Native-American teams who compete in an exciting and dangerous form of horse racing. 
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 6:30pm
The Chitimacha Indians of the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana are known as "the People of many waters."
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 9:30pm
This film traces the history and identity of Florida's resilient Seminole tribe, one deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
The Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center: for more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers have raised America’s modern cityscapes.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 6:00pm
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. 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 8:00pm
Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport.