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 last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A nation comes of age
The quick battle with no white survivors that pitted Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse against General George Custer, told from both sides.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.