President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.