We Shall Remain
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We Shall Remain is a groundbreaking mini-series and provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history. Five 90-minute documentaries spanning three hundred years tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective.
We Shall Remain is a five-part television series that shows how Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture -- from the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. We Shall Remain represents an unprecedented collaboration between Native and non-Native filmmakers and involves Native advisors and scholars at all levels of the project.
Program Length: 450 minutes on 3 discs
Production Staff: Narrator: Benjamin Bratt (Qechua); Directors: Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho), Ric Burns, Dustinn Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), Sarah Colt, Stanley Nelson; Producers: Cathleen O'Connell, Anne Makepeace, Mark Samels, Sharon Grimberg, Christina King (Seminole/Creek/Sac/Fox), Kristen Vaurio, Mark Zwonitzer, Rob Rapley, Jennifer Pearce, Raquel Chapa (Lipan Apache/Yaqui/Cherokee), Michael Rossi, Julianna Brannum (Comanche)
Production Company: WGBH American Experience
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Format: DVD or Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release: April 2009
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Tags: history, colonization, american indian movement
Product ID: WSRE-09-H