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In this historical docuseries, the plight of native North Americans is explored. The series looks at both prehistory, when America's indigenous people built thriving cultures, through the destruction of those cultures at the hands of European immigrants.Native American History is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1996.

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1 Season, 16 Episodes
January 1, 1996
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Native American History Full Episode Guide

  • After unearthing promising evidence the Weiberts may finally have what they need to zero in on the location of the valuable Custer cache and validate their family's long-held beliefs.

  • Guided by Native American legend, the team unearths a Custer-era bullet. If it's authentic, it could be evidence of an ancient Native path that could lead the team directly to the cache of weapons.

  • In Montana, the Weibert family sets out to solve the last great mystery of the Battle of the Little Bighorn--the whereabouts of the cache of weapons taken from Custer's soldiers after the battle.

  • The great chief of the Oglala Sioux, Crazy Horse fought all his life to protect Native American lands and treaty rights.

  • Examine how the Navajo survived one of the most brutally extensive military campaigns waged by the U.S. government against a native American people.

  • Revisit the dramatic conflicts of the last half of the 19th century that led to the systematic destruction of the Native American way of life.

  • Were they well-meaning missionaries or political appointees betraying the people they were sent to protect? Learn more about the impact that agents had on reservation life.

  • Take a closer look at the truth behind the massacre at Wounded Knee is an American tragedy.

  • They were called "Wolves for the Blue Soldiers" by fellow tribesmen. They were scouts for the "White Man's Army." Were they traitors or peacemakers?

  • In response to the white intruder, Native American warriors who'd spent their youth using bows and arrows to procure food and defend their families were forced to become even more dangerous warriors.

  • Forced off his beloved land by American authorities in 1876, the embittered Apache guerrilla warrior "Geronimo" launched a series of bloody raids against white settlers.

  • Learn the true story of Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas; warrior, mystic, and martyr.

  • For over 300 years the Apache warriors had an unrivaled reputation. Now, battlefield detectives and historians to examine two Apache battles to try and uncover the secrets of their success.

  • Remarkable firsthand accounts and rare photographs tell the real stories behind the 19th century's greatest warrior nations - and the forces that destroyed their way of life.

  • The Southern Cheyenne migrated to Colorado, where they lived peacefully - until the discovery of gold led to a devastating massacre.

  • Torn apart by fur traders' desire for buffalo and white settlers' westward expansion along the Oregon Trail, the life of the Cheyenne morphed into a perpetual fight for survival.