NATIVE PLANET: The Fight for Mother Earth (6 Programs)

NATIVE PLANET is a six part documentary series that takes you around the world to experience the passion and connection native peoples have with mother earth - and their will to defend it. In each 45-minute program, guide and narrative host Simon Baker transports you to the front lines of the most compelling Aboriginal conflicts taking place around the planet today. Whether the fight is for land, water or indigenous rights, these programs take you deep into fascinating Aboriginal communities and cultures where charismatic leaders are waging a passionate defense of the planet. When climate change and environmental disasters dominate headlines and influence social change, NATIVE PLANET intimately reveals an indigenous perspective on issues that may soon determine the balance of humanity on earth.

CANADA - LIVING WITH THE TAR SANDS
From his home in the Squamish Nation, Canada host Simon Baker traces the path of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, from the Oil Sands in Alberta to the tanker terminal planned for Kitimat, BC., to understand why First Nations are opposed.
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HAWAII - THE STOLEN NATION
Host Simon Baker travels to Hawaii to examine the growing native sovereignty movement and how it helped halt construction of the largest public infrastructure project in Hawaii’s history.
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UNITED STATES - SURVIVING THE COLD WAR AND URANIUM MINING
Host Simon Baker examines the environmental and social impact that abandoned uranium mines and the cold war nuclear testing are having on the Navajo Nation.
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ECUADOR - SAVING PACHAMAMA (Mother Earth)
Host Simon Baker travels to Ecuador and deep into the Amazon jungle to meet one Aboriginal tribe waging an international fight to keep oil companies and their government off their territory.
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NEW ZEALAND - RESTORING THE "MAURI"
Host Simon Baker travels to New Zealand’s North Island to see how science and indigenous knowledge are combining to breathe life back into a sacred lake decimated by years of industrial pollution.
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AUSTRALIA - PROTECTING THE "SONG LINE"
Host Simon Baker travels to Northwest Australia - where culture is m ore important than profit - to visit one Aboriginal tribe defending their ‘song lines’ and way of life as their government and corporations attempt to develop the world’s largest natural gas fields around them.
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*All programs are Closed Captioned
*Detailed information on each program is available upon request

#15965/03902014 $699.95 *CC Streaming Available



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