Going Native

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Season 1
After exploring Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park's 800-year-old Pueblo cave dwellings, Drew reveals how cutting-edge indigenous architects are drawing lessons, designs, from their tribal past.
Drew gazes up at the stars above, explores the petroglyphs and secret ruins all around us, as he reveals how indigenous peoples from New Mexico to the Canadia have understood astronomy for centuries.
Drew Hayden Taylor learns the Indigenous story of the horse by meeting a daredevil family of 'Indian Relay' racers, encounters a Navajo Horse Whisperer, and explores unique wild horse sanctuary.
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Drew learns about how Native people are changing the face of sport. He explores a unique northern trapper festival, an ancient Cree martial art, and hits the pavement with an Apache skateboard team.
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From the stage to the written page to the traditional campfire, Drew explores the role indigenous storytelling plays in myth-making, theater, and in keeping native culture alive and well.
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Drew reveals an amazing indigenous-survivalist-past when travels to the Canadian Rockies. He learns live with no tools or shelter and how to throw the deadly Central American weapon called the Atlatl.
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From an incredible Spotted Lake in British Columbia to a sacred waterfall in Washington State, Drew explores the people, ideas, and hallowed spaces linked to Aboriginal spirituality.
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Drew meets the people that are reinventing capitalism on Native terms. He visits Canada's newest urban reserve and witnesses how Aboriginal venture capital is opening doors.
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Drew enters the fascinating world of contemporary Native art. A life-sized whale made out of plastic lawn furniture? Inuit wall murals in Canada's biggest city? Movie posters with an indigenous spin?
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Drew Hayden Taylor jumps into the world of indigenous fashion with a series of the hottest young designers, as well as a one-of-a-kind turquoise jeweller in Sante Fe, New Mexico.
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Since the dawn of time the buckskin drum has been the heartbeat of indigenous music. Drew finds out why by creating some beats with a Metis jazz star, a symphony percussionist, and a bluesman.
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Bannock: native treat, colonialism, or both? From traditional farming to award-winning native wineries and food trucks, Drew is dining all-indigenous.
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Drew uncovers how First Nations artists are pushing the boundaries of pop culture when he meets with professional zombies, axe throwing and legend-morphing film directors, and video games designers.
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