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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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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 - 8:00 AM
"Navajo Canyon Lands"
The creation of Lake Powell forced the evacuation of many Navajo families and forever changed the lives of many others. Today, host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, travel with native Navajo families to learn some of the geological and spiritual history of the Glen Canyon region.. D
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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Navajo Canyon Lands" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 3, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Monumental Dunes" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 7, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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