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In The Americas with David Yetman

IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru.

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Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca" The Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico, speak by whistling as well as by talking. Yetman visits their isolated community and observes how they use whistled speech to supplement, and sometimes replace, spoken speech. G
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Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM "ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomble, and the Mata Atlantica" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Colombia: Capital & Coffee" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Sierra Nevada and the Making of California" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Brazil's Land of Sand" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Lake Superior: Circling The Sweet Water Ocean" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Cuetzalan: The Celebration of San Francisco" (PLUS)
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