America ReFramed

Kivalina | Trailer

Preview: Season 4 Episode 23 | 53s

Today, the Inupiaq Eskimo must navigate an uncertain future 80 miles above the Arctic Circle on a fragile barrier island disappearing due to climate change. "Kivalina" is a quiet but stirring portrait immersing viewers into the rarely seen lives of an Arctic tribe who try to continue to honor their way of life despite the government failing them.

Aired: 11/01/16

Rating: TV-PG

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