Native America

Native America

PBS (2018)
Documentary

At the intersection of modern scholarship and Native knowledge is a new vision of the Americas and the people who built it.


Episodes View details

1 From Caves to Cosmos 55 min | Oct 22, 2018

The premiere of the documentary series, which investigates the world created by America's First Peoples some 15,000 years ago. First up: Who they were. The answer hides in Amazonian cave paintings, Mexican burial chambers, New Mexico's Chaco Canyon and waves off California's coast.

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2 Nature to Nations 55 min | Oct 30, 2018

Recalling the rise of great American nations, from monarchies to democracies. Included: lost cities in Mexico; a temple in Peru; a potlatch ceremony in the Pacific Northwest; and a tapestry of shell beads in upstate New York.

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3 Cities of the Sky 55 min | Nov 13, 2018

Discovering the cosmological secrets behind America's ancient cities. Scientists explore some of the world's largest pyramids and 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River. Also: native elders reveal ancient powers of the sky.

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4 New World Rising 55 min | Nov 13, 2018

How resistance, survival and revival are revealed through an empire of Comanche warriors, secret messages encoded in an Aztec manuscript and a grass bridge in the Andes that spans mountains and centuries.

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Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
841887035934 DVD 1 Nov 06, 2018
841887038164 DVD