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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | Facing the Storm | Clip 1 | PBS

Duration: 00:50
Program: Independent Lens #1320

Premiering April 26, 2012. Check local listings: www.pbs.org Watch an excerpt from the Independent Lens film, Facing the Storm, in which the American Bison is described as a window looking out onto a vanished world and a living symbol of the American West. Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison documents the complete history of human relations with the largest land mammal on the continent. From the first North Americans who relied on bison for food, shelter, and clothing for at least 10000 years, to modern wildlife conservationists — descendants of those first North Americans among them — Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison introduces viewers to a rich history of human sustenance, exploitation, conservation, and spiritual relations with the ultimate icon of wild America. Learn more about "Independent Lens": www.pbs.org Watch "Independent Lens" films online: video.pbs.org

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Post Date: April 20, 2012