In The Americas with David Yetman

IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru. By raft, boat, ferry, horse and motorcycle, host David Yetman journeys to parts of Cuba mostly unknown to the outside world, the wild mountains of western Argentina, festivals in Columbia and the often ignored Great Lakes of the United States. Along the way, he meets people from all walks of life - natives and immigrants, islanders and mainlanders, pastoralists and city-dwellers - and hears their stories. David Yetman, longtime host of The Desert Speaks (also distributed through APT Exchange) works as a research social scientist at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona. Yetman is also a nationally known author of numerous books and articles and an accomplished photographer.

Mon, Feb 26 11:00 P.M. Kites of the Dead In Guatemala     NH Create (11.4)

Each November 2, native peoples throughout Middle America celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Mon, Mar 4 11:00 P.M. Under The Shadow of the Volcanoes     NH Create (11.4)

Guatemala has more active volcanoes than any other country in North America.

Mon, Mar 11 11:00 P.M. Drought and New Realities in the Southwest     NH Create (11.4)

The Southwestern United States has suffered under lingering drought more than any other region.

Mon, Mar 18 11:00 P.M. Colombia's Guardians of the Homelands     NH Create (11.4)

Homelands of the Arhuaco and the Wayuu people of northern Columbia offer sharp contrasts.

Mon, Mar 25 11:00 P.M. Lee's Ferry and into the depths of the Grand Canyon     NH Create (11.4)

Boating through the Grand Canyon with a group of water experts provides a setting for reflection on the Colorado River its power, its accomplishments, and its vulnerabilities.


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