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Ecotourism | Tourism in North Dakota

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Learn how ecotourism, or adventure tourism, is the new trend in vacationing. North Dakota is working to attract visitors to its wide open spaces and to encourage them to interact with North Dakotans in their everyday and recreational activities.

Lewis and Clark Minutes | Learning Expedition

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Hear NDSU Professor Mark Harvey who describes what Lewis and Clark would have experienced when first coming to the grasslands.

Red River Land | History of Red River Land | Part 2

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Erling Rolfsrud explains how the glaciers affected the geography of the Red River Valley. The film also covers the history of mammoth Lake Agassiz, including how it originally formed and historic water levels that have affected the way the Red River Valley looks today.

Out of the Air - Into the Soil: Land Practices That Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Levels - Sustainable Forestry and CO2

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Learn how private companies are managing forests to improved carbon dioxide storage in the Redding, California.

Lewis and Clark's North Dakota: Jefferson's Vision

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Thomas Jefferson had many purposes in mind when he commissioned the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Places of interest identified by Lewis and Clark became military and trading posts in future years.  Additionally, many new species of plants and animals were identified.  William Clark also produced one of the earliest maps of this region.

One Shining Moment | Great Teams and Dynasties | Part I

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Watch clips of the Minot Model, Mott, Kenmare, Ellendale, Oak Grove, and Wyndmere basketball teams from great games over the years. The rich history of North Dakota’s premier sporting event comes alive in this stirring documentary. Relive the game-defining moments, historic matches and outstanding players that make Class B basketball a cultural phenomenon in North Dakota.

Prairie Places | Powers Reserved to the People

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The power of the people is discussed in terms of the initiative and the referendum. 

It's All Earth and Sky | Love of the Land and Growing Things

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The need to plant and nurture growing things is common among Germans from Russia, even off the farm. Each of the speakers share examples from their life experiences common to many Germans from Russia. 

 

Indian Pride | Historical Overview | Part 3

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Herbert Jim of the Seminole Tribe of Florida tells a story about how the alligator got the bumps on his back and why it likes to live in streams.

Indian Pride: Myths and Real Truths | Part 1

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Various speakers discuss myths and truths about Native Americans.

Speakers include: Mary Campbell, Hoopa Valley Tribe, CA

Joel Frank, Seminole Tribe of Florida

Cheryl Seidner, Chairwoman, Wiyot Tribe, CA

Sgt. Henry Devereaux, Montana Highway Patrol

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