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Check it out, 500 Nations is an eight-part documentary on first nations people. The documentary takes us from pre-European contact to the end of the 19th century. The following description comes from my colleague Mr. Matt Henchen at Harwood Union High School.
‘Much of the information comes from text, eyewitnesses, pictorials, and computer graphics. The series was hosted by Kevin Costner, narrated by Gregory Harrison, and directed by Jack Leustig. It included the voice talents of Eric Schweig, Gordon Tootoosis, Wes Studi, Cástulo Guerra, Tony Plana, Edward James Olmos, Patrick Stewart, Gary Farmer, Tom Jackson, Tantoo Cardinal, Dante BascoTim Bottoms, Michael Horse, Graham Greene, Floyd Red Crow WestermanAmy Madigan, Frank SalsedoKurtwood Smith. The series was written by Jack Leustig, Roberta Grossman, Lee Miller (head of research), and W. T. Morgan, with Dr. John M. D. Pohl. (more…)