A personal story of how a multimillion dollar project displaced the Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara Nation in North Dakota. Producer J. Carlos Peinado returns to the Fort Berthold Reservation and discovers stories of the past as he assesses tribal identity. Through interviews and archival footage, a uniquely Native American perspective emerges, giving light to a portrait of resilience and survival in the face of catastrophic change.

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Educational Resource: Viewer Discussion Guide
Program Length:
 57 minutes
Production Staff: Producer: J. Carlos Peinado (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara)
Production Company: Brave Boat Productions
Format: DVD & Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release: November 2008



Walt Pourier

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Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.