Remembering Big Medicine

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The New Black

The New Black

Independent Lens

The struggle over gay rights within the black community.

60 min.

Left by the Ship

Left by the Ship

Independent Lens

"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.

60 min.

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

Independent Lens

The story of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair.

90 min.

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car

Independent Lens

"Revenge of the Electric Car" examines electric cars.

90 min.

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals

Independent Lens

How Muscle Shoals, Ala., midwifed classic songs and albums.

60 min.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Independent Lens

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life.

90 min.

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In 1933, a white buffalo was born on the National Bison Range in Montana. He was named "Big Medicine" by the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Valley. White buffalo are sacred to many Native American tribes. In the companion video to the documentary "Facing the Storm," we see a special ceremony held in 2006 commemorating this earlier appearance.

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