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Warriors of the Amazon (#2309)

This program travels to the Amazonian jungle to live among the Yanomami, one of the few remaining hunter/gatherer groups in the world. The program centers around the shaman and his responsibilities as spiritual leader of this endangered community who live much as they did 2,000 years ago. This episode records healing ceremonies, death practices and other customs, including a ritual feast with their enemies. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
413 episodes
Average Episode Length
61 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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