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Standing On Sacred Ground

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places-the original protected lands-in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, consumer culture, and resource extraction as well as competing religions and climate change. Narrated by Graham Greene, with the voices of Tantoo Cardinal and Q'orianka Kilcher, the series exposes threats to native peoples' health, livelihood, and cultural survival in eight communities around the world. Rare . . .
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 7:00 AM    "Islands of Sanctuary" Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment. In Australia's Northern Territory, Aboriginal clans maintain Indigenous Protected Areas and resist the destructive effects of a mining boom. In Hawai'i, indigenous ecological and spiritual practices are used to restore the sacred island of Kaho'olawe after 50 years of military use as a bombing range. D
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 6:00 AM "Fire & Ice" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 7:00 AM "Islands of Sanctuary" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM "Fire & Ice" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 - 2:00 AM "Fire & Ice" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 - 3:00 AM "Islands of Sanctuary" (WORLD)
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