Web site: http://www.intheamericas.com/
The series showcases the landscapes, peoples. and history of the Americas. David Yetman, longtime host of The Desert Speaks hosts.
Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration #101
Many Native American groups in pre-Conquest Mexico celebrated one day each year when their deceased ancestors would return to visit them - El Dia de los Muertos. Parades, home altars, and gaily-decorated graves welcome back the dead.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 8 at 9:30 am EST
In The Mouth of the Amazon #102
The Brazilian city of Belem at the mouth of the Amazon is a showcase of products from the great river basin. Now the famed acai berry is expanding Belem's reputation.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 15 at 9:30 am EST
The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas #103
Visit new excavations within the Tikal temples and join a festival at the home of Maya descendants.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 22 at 9:30 am EST
The Working Coast of British Columbia #104
View the wild beauty of the Georgia Straits and inlets, with towering peaks and glaciers.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 29 at 9:30 am EST
Brazil: The Diamond Range #105
Host David Yetman takes us on a tour of the Chapada Diamantina, once a rich source of diamonds, now an increasingly popular recreational region.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 5 at 9:30 am EST
Peru: A Train to The Clouds #106
Dave Yetman hops on the train to the indigenous city of Huancayo, high on the Altiplano of the Andes.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 12 at 9:30 am EST
Hawaii's Big Island: The Volcanos' Gifts #107
David Yetman climbs over old and new lava flows to observe new lands emerging from the ocean. At night manta rays flock to the newly created seafloor of the Kona Coast.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 19 at 9:30 am EST
Chiloe and Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile #108
Chilotes demonstrate their traditions of food, towns, and society that extend back well before the arrival of Europeans.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 26 at 9:30 am EST
The Cry for Mexican Independence #109
On September 16 each year, Mexicans from all parts of the Republic flock to the small city of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato to commemorate the "Grito," the call for independence from Spain.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 5 at 9:30 am EST
Peru: People of the Altiplano #110
David learns about the fascinating past and present of the Quechua people in the Peruvian highlands.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 9:30 am EST
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