Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

55m 18s

"Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.” This was the guiding principle that removed thousands of Native American children and placed them in Indian boarding schools. Among the many who died at Carlisle Indian Industrial School were three Northern Arapaho boys. Now, more than a century later, tribal members journey from Wyoming to Pennsylvania to help them finally come home.

Episodes

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    Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

    S23 E5 - 55m 18s

    "Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.” This was the guiding principle that removed thousands of Native American children and placed them in Indian boarding schools. Among the many who died at Carlisle Indian Industrial School were three Northern Arapaho boys. Now, more than a century later, tribal members journey from Wyoming to Pennsylvania to help them finally come home.

  • Duty Free: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Duty Free

    S23 E4 - 54m 30s

    75-year-old Rebecca loses the only job she's even known. She has no savings, no 401K safety net, and no employment prospects. Rebecca teams up with son Sian-Pierre to take the trip of a lifetime, one bucket list adventure at a time. Her journey uncovers the economic insecurity faced by millions of Americans.

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    Storm Lake

    S23 E3 - 1h 25m

    Does American democracy survive without the backbone of independent local journalism? Go inside The Storm Lake Times, a newspaper serving an Iowa town that has seen its fair share of changes in the 40 years since Big Agriculture came to the area. Pulitzer-winning editor Art Cullen and his family dedicate themselves to keeping the paper alive as local journalism across the country dies out.

  • Ferguson Rises: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ferguson Rises

    S23 E2 - 1h 21m

    How does a father find purpose in pain? In 2014, Michael Brown Sr.’s son was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, an event that fueled the global Black Lives Matter movement. But his personal story seeking justice and healing has not been told until now.

Extras + Features

  • Trailer | Home From School: The Children of Carlisle: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Home From School: The Children of Carlisle

    S23 E5 - 30s

    "Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.” This was the guiding principle that removed thousands of Native American children and placed them in Indian boarding schools. Among the many who died at Carlisle Indian Industrial School were three Northern Arapaho boys. Now, more than a century later, tribal members journey from Wyoming to Pennsylvania to help them finally come home.

  • Trailer | Duty Free: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Duty Free

    S23 E4 - 30s

    75-year-old Rebecca loses the only job she's even known. She has no savings, no 401K safety net, and no employment prospects. Rebecca teams up with son Sian-Pierre to take the trip of a lifetime, one bucket list adventure at a time. Her journey uncovers the economic insecurity faced by millions of Americans.

  • Trailer | Storm Lake: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Storm Lake

    S23 E3 - 30s

    Does American democracy survive without the backbone of independent local journalism? Go inside The Storm Lake Times, a newspaper serving an Iowa town that has seen its fair share of changes in the 40 years since Big Agriculture came to the area. Pulitzer-winning editor Art Cullen and his family dedicate themselves to keeping the paper alive as local journalism across the country dies out.

  • Trailer | Ferguson Rises: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Ferguson Rises

    S23 E2 - 30s

    How does a father find purpose in pain? In 2014, Michael Brown Sr.’s son was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, an event that fueled the global Black Lives Matter movement. But his personal story seeking justice and healing has not been told until now.

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    Dec 4

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    The Native American influence in popular music, including the Native American roots of early pioneers of the blues and jazz and how Native Americans helped define the evolution of the folk-rock era that took hold in the 1960s and 1970s.
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    Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

    Sunday
    Dec 5

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    The Native American influence in popular music, including the Native American roots of early pioneers of the blues and jazz and how Native Americans helped define the evolution of the folk-rock era that took hold in the 1960s and 1970s.
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    Dec 8

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    Man on Fire

    Thursday
    Dec 9

    1 Hour

    An elderly white preacher self-immolates to protest racism in his hometown of Grand Saline, Texas, in 2014.
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    Two Gods

    Thursday
    Dec 9

    1 Hour

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    Man on Fire

    Thursday
    Dec 9

    1 Hour

    An elderly white preacher self-immolates to protest racism in his hometown of Grand Saline, Texas, in 2014.
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    Two Gods

    Thursday
    Dec 9

    1 Hour

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    Women in Blue

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    Dec 10

    1 Hour

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    Man on Fire

    Saturday
    Dec 11

    1 Hour

    An elderly white preacher self-immolates to protest racism in his hometown of Grand Saline, Texas, in 2014.
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    Two Gods

    Saturday
    Dec 11

    1 Hour

    A Muslim casket maker in East Orange, N.J., teaches two young men how to embrace life as they learn about the Islamic burial tradition.
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    Dec 11

    1 Hour

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    Sunday
    Dec 12

    1 Hour

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