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PBS series tells 300 years of native history

Published 04/13/2009, The Jamestown Sun

PBS starts airing Monday the first of a five-part series covering 300 years of American Indian history — from the arrival of the pilgrims in 1620 to the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The documentary called “We Shall Remain” was produced by the history show “American Experience.” It shows how native people responded to circumstance as “neither ferocious warriors or hapless victims” and the decisions they made, good and bad, said Sharon Grimberg of WGBH-TV in Boston, executive producer.

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