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Air Date: Thu, Jun 11, 2020 10:30 PM
In the twentieth century, the Maori of New Zealand all but lost their tattooing tradition. Only the women who continued to sport the traditional chin design ensured that the art did not disappear completely. Today, a tattoo renaissance is underway, and artist Gordon Toi plays a key role in the process.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 7:00 PM
Discover how to relieve stress with yoga and special breathing techniques. Using simple strategies that can be added to a daily routine, Peggy shows how to calm the nervous system and ease symptoms of anxiety, including tensions, tightness and pain.
Air Date: Wed, May 13, 2020 9:00 PM
Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.   The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has upended life as we know it in a matter of mere months. But at the same time, an unprecedented global effort to understand and contain the virus—and find a treatment for the disease it causes—is underway.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2020 9:00 PM
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis and meet some of the faces behind the statistics whose stories bring insights and hope.
Air Date: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 10:30 PM
Western Samoa is one of the few places on the planet where traditional tattooing continued unimpeded through the colonial era. Sua Peter Suluaʻpe is a contemporary master of the craft. With his father and brothers, he works out of a cultural village in the heart of Apia, the Samoan capital.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 10:00 PM
Jay Soule is a multidisciplinary artist known as “Chippewar” in the Indigenous community. His internationally-recognized work expresses much of the angst of today’s Indigenous population in Canada. Adopted at five years of age, Jay was taken from his birth mother and grew up outside his home community.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 24, 2019 8:00 PM
Discover how yoga can aid in the increase of strength and mobility. Peggy Cappy shows how yoga poses can increase range of motion, improve awareness of the body, help prevent bone loss and keep metabolism running efficiently.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 10:30 PM
The ancient city of Palenque was once a hub of Mayan civilization. For centuries after its decline, it lay hidden under layers of tropical vegetation, until modern archaeologists peeled back the jungle to reveal it to the world in the last century. Today, Palenque is both an cultural centre and a sacred site.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 10:00 PM
Nakkita Trimble is the only tattoo artist from the Nisga’a Nation. Along with elders from her community, she hopes to revive the traditional process of tattooing known as gihlee’e. Ts’iksna’aḵs—the tattoos—were usually composed of crests, known as ayukws, and of adaawaḵs, which are stories, legends and history.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 10:30 PM
Marjorie Tahbone, an Alaskan artist of Inupiaq heritage, was first among the living women of her family to get her traditional chin tattoo. Because no one was practicing the tattooing art at the time, she had to get her markings from a non-Indigenous artist in Fairbanks.
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