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Standing On Sacred Ground Previous Broadcasts

Islands of Sanctuary (Episode #104H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment.
In Australia's Northern Territory,Aboriginal clans maintain Indigenous Protected Areas and resist the destructive effects of a mining boom.
In Hawai'i, indigenous ecological and spiritual practices are used to restore the sacred island of Kaho'olawe after 50 years of military use as a bombing range.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Profit & Loss (Episode #102H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada's tar sands, this episode exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival.
In Papua New Guinea, a Chinese government owned nickel mine has violently relocated villagers to a taboo sacred mountain, built a new pipeline and refinery on contested clan land, and is dumping mining waste into the sea.
In Alberta, First Nations people suffer from rare cancers as their traditional hunting grounds are stripmined to unearth the world's third-largest oil reserve. Indigenous people tell their own stories-and confront us with the ethical consequences of our culture of consumption.

Pilgrims & Tourists (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Around the world, indigenous communities stand in the way of government megaprojects.
In the Russian Republic of Altai, traditional native people create their own mountain parks to rein in tourism and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through a World Heritage Site.
In northern California, Winnemem Wintu girls grind herbs on a sacred medicine rock, as elders protest US government plans to enlarge one of the West's biggest dams and forever submerge this touchstone of a tribe.

Profit & Loss (Episode #102H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada's tar sands, this episode exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival.
In Papua New Guinea, a Chinese government owned nickel mine has violently relocated villagers to a taboo sacred mountain, built a new pipeline and refinery on contested clan land, and is dumping mining waste into the sea.
In Alberta, First Nations people suffer from rare cancers as their traditional hunting grounds are stripmined to unearth the world's third-largest oil reserve. Indigenous people tell their own stories-and confront us with the ethical consequences of our culture of consumption.

Pilgrims & Tourists (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Around the world, indigenous communities stand in the way of government megaprojects.
In the Russian Republic of Altai, traditional native people create their own mountain parks to rein in tourism and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through a World Heritage Site.
In northern California, Winnemem Wintu girls grind herbs on a sacred medicine rock, as elders protest US government plans to enlarge one of the West's biggest dams and forever submerge this touchstone of a tribe.

Islands of Sanctuary (Episode #104H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment.
In Australia's Northern Territory,Aboriginal clans maintain Indigenous Protected Areas and resist the destructive effects of a mining boom.
In Hawai'i, indigenous ecological and spiritual practices are used to restore the sacred island of Kaho'olawe after 50 years of military use as a bombing range.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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