Masters of the Pacific Coast: Tribes of the Northwest

Explore 2,200 kilometres of rocky, windswept coastline, from the Alaskan panhandle, through British Columbia to Washington State. Home to hundreds of distinct communities for over 10,000 years, theirs is the longest continuing culture anywhere in the Americas. Archeologist Jago Cooper discovers how they produce incredible art infused with meaning, how they were nearly wiped out, and how a deep connection to the environment lies at the heart of their endurance.

Episodes

Air Date: April 30, 2017 - 58:51
Archeologist Jago Cooper reveals how a culture that began more than 10,000 years ago survived against the odds.