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In this journalistic series, reporters travel around the world to find indigenous populations who are fighting back against white Western influence in unusual ways. The series in pitched the combative voice typical of series on the Viceland network where it airs.

Sunday 11:00 PM et/pt on Viceland
1 Season, 10 Episodes
May 29, 2016
Documentary
9.0/10
Cast: Sarain Fox
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Rise Full Episode Guide

  • During opening night of "Spring Awakening" personal crises and dilemmas percolate in the wings backstage as Simon (Ted Sutherland) struggles to overcome his biggest fear, Lilette (Auli'i Cravalho) withholds a huge development from Robbie (Damon J. Gillespie), Robbie has a momentous breakthrough, and Tracey (Rosie Perez) draws a line in the sand. Over the course of one evening, decisions are made that will change Lou (Josh Radnor) and Stanton Drama forever.

  • A militant Native hip-hop crew uses rap to incite resistance by any means.

  • The Krenak People fight to survive a toxic spill that has contaminated their river.

  • Indigenous Hawaiians resist a billion-dollar telescope on their sacred mountain.

  • Canada’s largest Urban Rez takes back the streets, battling violence against women.

  • Young Navajo fighters revive old warrior traditions in the MMA cage.

  • The largest Indigenous resistance fights to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • The Apache's most sacred land has been handed over to a multinational mining company by the US government, but the San Carlos Apache are fighting to stop the transfer.

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