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This one-hour documentary shows how government relocation programs in the 1950s enticed significant numbers of Native Americans to leave the reservation for life in major cities

The massive economic stimulus bill includes nearly three billion dollars for Indian tribes; that's more than the entire current budget of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A good chunk of that will likely go to the Navajo Nation. As Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports, tribal leaders there are desperate for funding for basic infrastructure projects.

Tristan Ahtone talks with Native people about what the election of Barack Obama means to them.

Tristan Ahtone reports on a McCain rally in New Mexico.

This report looks at Arizona's First and the impact that the large Native population has on the elections.

Tristan Ahtone talks with a National Congress of American Indians staff member about the presidential election.

Antonia Gonzales speaks with Jemez voters about the issues that matter to them.

Registering voters on the Navajo Nation.

Bennie Klain is excited.

This is evident in the first words that pour out of his mouth when asked about his latest film, Weaving Worlds, being accepted to the upcoming South by Southwest Film Festival. Adding to the excitement is the fact that the festival will be held in Austin, Texas, Bennie’s hometown.

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Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis