Season 17, Episode 3 American Buffalo: Spirit of a Nation
First Aired: November 1, 1998
Tracing the near-extermination and then reintroduction of the bison to the Great Plains---and to the spiritual life of Native Americans. Included: herds in Yellowstone National Park; the sacrifice of an “outlaw” bull in Montana.
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- Premiered: October 10, 1982
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)