First Nations / Native American Series
This series features four First Nations/Native American individuals who were trailblazers. Big Bear was a famous Cree leader who hoped for peace between the white settlers and the Cree. Tommy Prince of the Ojibway Nation joined the Canadian Army and quickly became a part of the Devil's Brigade, a special unit, because of his stealth, marksmanship, paratrooping skills, and courage. Will Rogers, born in the Indian Territory, now known as Oklahoma, became a widely known movie actor, radio personality, and journalist. Born to a father from the Osage tribe and a mother with Scottish and Irish heritage, Maria Tallchief discovered her passion for ballet at the age of three and became a famous ballerina.