The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834 documenting the landscape, plants and the lives of Native Americans.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The Native American leader fought against U.S. expansion onto Apache tribal land. The story of a tragic collision of two civilizations.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.