This Week on Native Planet

Host Simon Baker travels deep inside Mexico’s Durango State, to meet indigenous communities still practicing their traditional justice systems, largely independent from the Government of Mexico.  Long before the Spanish came to colonize the country centuries ago, the Mezquital, a remote part of the Sierra Madres Mountains, was home to the indigenous O’Dam, Mexicaneros and Wirrarika people.  However, recent events have impoverished…

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Last Week on Native Planet

Host Simon Baker travels to the gulf coast of Louisiana where he encounters three Native American tribes struggling to maintain themselves against more frequent hurricanes, rising seas levels and the fallout of oil production. As Simon learns how eroding shorelines are shrinking their land base, he discovers why one Choctaw community recently earned the dubious…

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Last Week on Native Planet

Tonight at 8PM EST on APTN, host Simon Baker travels to Winnipeg, where government, scientists and business leaders have come together to share their concerns about the future of Lake Winnipeg, the world’s tenth largest lake.  For decades, the run off of fertilizers from agricultural production, sewage and commercial phosphates have flowed into Lake Winnipeg,…

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If you missed last weeks episode of @NativePlanetTV on @APTN you can watch it here: http://aptn.ca/nativeplanet/. Host Simon Baker travels to the heart of the Canadian Prairies to see why Lake Winnipeg is dying and how indigenous knowledge holds a key for its survival.

If you missed last weeks episode of Native Planet on APTN, you can now watch it online here:   http://aptn.ca/nativeplanet/ Click ‘Full Episodes’ and watch as host Simon Baker travels to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) to examine the impact increasing tourism is having on the indigenous Rapa Nui, their culture and their island.  

This Week on Native Planet

Our second episode in season two begins airing this Wednesday September 13th at 8pm EST across Canada on APTN.  Check your local TV listings for additional APTN broadcast times in your region. In this episode, host Simon Baker travels to the Atacama Desert in northern Chile where he learns how a recent extreme weather event…

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