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.
Ice, Rock, and Water: The Sierra Nevada #205
California's Sierra Nevada is the largest and highest mountain range in the continental United States.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 16 at 9:30 am EDT
Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions #206
Pilgrims travel to the ancient Maya city of Tizimin in the Yucatan peninsula to celebrate Epiphany.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 23 at 9:30 am EDT
Panama: A City and a Canal #207
Panama City has been a pivotal shipping port for hundreds of years - over water and over land.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 30 at 9:30 am EDT
Bahia: Brazil's African Connection #208
African-Brazilians provided Brazil with internationally renowned cultural symbols: samba and carnival. The center of African-Brazilian culture is the city of Salvador in the state of Bahia.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 7 at 9:30 am EDT
Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone Hotspot #209
The frozen landscape and deep snow of Yellowstone National Park in winter is highlighted.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 14 at 9:30 am EDT
Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca #210
The Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico speak by talking and also whistling.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 21 at 9:30 am EDT
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, May 28 at 9:30 am EDT
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, June 4 at 9:30 am EDT
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, June 11 at 9:30 am EDT
The Working Coast of British Columbia #104
View the wild beauty of the Georgia Straits and inlets, with towering peaks and glaciers.
- KET2 Wednesday, June 18 at 9:30 am EDT
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, June 25 at 9:30 am EDT
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, July 2 at 9:30 am EDT
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, July 9 at 9:30 am EDT
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, July 16 at 9:30 am EDT
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, July 23, 2014 at 9:30 am EDT
Peru: People of the Altiplano #110
David learns about the fascinating past and present of the Quechua people in the Peruvian highlands.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:30 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.intheamericas.com/