Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875. A story of cultural genocide -- a humanist experiment gone bad.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Native American leader fought against U.S. expansion onto Apache tribal land. The story of a tragic collision of two civilizations.
The quick battle with no white survivors that pitted Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse against General George Custer, told from both sides.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.