A 3-hour series premiering nationally
on Public Television in April 2016.
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Narrated by actor Adam Beach, this 23-minute film tells the story of the North American fur trade through the eyes of a modern day Ojibwe who proudly recounts the stories of his ancestors.
Through compelling reenactments, stunning HD views of the northern plains and a haunting soundtrack by Peter Kater, “Triumph and Tragedy” breaks down the complexities of an iconic American story and offers a fresh, insightful and emotional treatment of the battlefield one historian refers to as”ground zero of the Indian wars.”
Compelling recreations and poignant first hand accounts bring to life the Civil War battle author Shelby Foote referred to as “a cauldron of pure hell.” Shiloh, fought in south central Tennessee in April 1862, was the first titanic battle of the war. Narrated by Emmy Award-winner, Peter Coyote.
This film explores the remarkable achievements of the Ancient Sonoran Desert People, highlighting their ingenuity to transform from hunter/gatherers to desert farmers; and shows how Casa Grande Ruins is considered to be sacred by modern day tribes.