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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Monday, Nov 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" Host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero journey through the gorgeously diverse Patagonia landscape for a look at the Patagonian people from ancient to modern times. The travelers stop at the Cuerva de los Manos ("Cave of the Hands"), which features a lasting glimpse into the lives of early residents. The famous stenciled handprints were created by blowing through a straw-like instrument filled with paint, while the images of lizards, people and the hunting of huanacos (a relative of the llama) were painted by hand. D
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Monday, Nov 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Navigating A Desert Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Marine Sanctuary: Preserving Desert Life" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Finding The Fault In California's Desert" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Chilean Wines: A Way of Life" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Penguins in a Patagonia Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Patagonia's Cultural Trail: From the Coast to the Andes" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "People Locked In Time: The Atacama Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Tracking Trade in the Chilean Andes" (PLUS)
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