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500 Nations 

An exploration of the various Native American nations and their fall to the European conquerors.
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Kevin Costner ...  Himself - Host 8 episodes, 1995
Gregory Harrison ...  Himself - Narrator 8 episodes, 1995
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500 Nations is an eight part documentary which explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from pre-Colombian times, through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of the Plains Indians of North America. 500 Nations relies on historical texts, eyewitnesses accounts, pictorial sources and computer graphic reconstructions to explore the magnificent civilizations which flourished prior to contact with Western civilization, and to tell the dramatic and tragic story of the Native American nations' desperate attempts to retain their way of life against overwhelming odds. Written by John McClain <320005v2y@mac.sega.co.jp>

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20 April 1995 (USA) See more »

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500 Nations - Die Geschichte der Indianer See more »

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Indian? The history of Native American Genocide in North America
20 August 2019 | by berkeleysolarSee all my reviews

Immediately turned off by calling Native Americans- Indians! WTF! That said at least an effort has been made to tell the untold history of genocide...


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