WORLD highlights programs related to Native American Heritage Month and Veterans Day for the month of November.
Native American Heritage Month Programs:
Urban Rez | Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 11pm
Explore the controversial legacy and modern-day repercussions of the Urban Relocation Program (1952-1973).
POV: Sun Kissed | Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7pm
When a Navajo couple discovers their children have a disorder that makes exposure to sunlight fatal, they also learn their reservation is a hot bed for this rare genetic disease.
Racing the Rez | Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7pm
For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives.
POV: Up Heartbreak Hill | Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8pm
Thomas and Tamara are track stars at their rural New Mexico high school. Like many teenagers, they are torn between the lure of brighter futures elsewhere and the ties that bind them to home.
Veterans Day Programs:
Crossing the Threshold | Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8pm
Everyone can support returning veterans as they integrate back into the community and work.
Warriors Return | Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8pm
See how strong women, traditional healing and western talk therapy are helping Native American warriors return.
A Gathering of Heroes | Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:30pm
Veterans recount the horrors and the victories, the bonds they made, the tears and blood they shed, and the friends they lost.
Service: When Women Come Marching Home | Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7pm
Women functioning as fully accepted and contributing members of a military unit as well as the devastating isolation and persecution of those who report rape.
PTSD: Bringing the War Home (Local, USA) | Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6pm
An examination of the terrifying syndrome that's all too common among U.S. veterans returning from combat zones.
Street Vets | Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7pm
Explore the largely invisible world of homeless veterans and the difficult, but hopeful, pathways home.