Iroquois (4/30 minute programs)

Iroquois (4/30 minute programs) airs Wednesdays at 2 a.m. – This series, much of which was filmed on Iroquois Reservations, explores different aspects of Iroquois culture, including the oral story – telling tradition and its historical significance, as well as art and political issues.

Airs 2/19:

  • #1 – The Oral Tradition – Illuminates the importance of the spoken word to Iroquois history.
  • #2 – Art of the Seventh Generation – Introduces five contemporary Iroquois artists and presents their work.

Airs 2/26:

  • #3 – Educating the Children – Examines efforts to teach Indian children their language and culture.
  • #4 – Keepers of the Eastern Door – Examines issues of territorial rights, casino gambling and the controversial Warrior Society at the Kahnawake Reservation in the province of Quebec and at the Akwesasne Reservation.


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