This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
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 most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.