Native America

Native America explores the world created by America’s First Peoples. The four part series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents.

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Make Ohlone Salad

04:33

Make a salad of all Native greens from the oak woodlands.



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Discover Cherokee Bean Bread

03:45

Learn how to make this staple dish, which is part of nearly every meal in a Cherokee home.

Learn How To Make Sumac Lemonade

03:00

Sumac berries lend themselves for a lemony-earthy flavored spice or in a beverage.

A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

01:17

Choctaw traditions link their mounds with their ancestors, corn, and the sky.

Inca Origins

01:31

A temple at the center of Cuzco, Peru, marks the place of Inca origins.

Haudenosaunee’s Legendary Founding

05:52

The Hiawatha wampum belt tells the story of the Haudenosaunee’s legendary founding.

Hopi Origin Story

04:21

Many Native American peoples share a belief that they emerged from the earth.