The Best Episodes of Rise

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2018

We travel to Indigenous communities across the Americas to meet people protecting their homelands and rising up against colonization.

Red Power: Standing Rock Part II

#1 - Red Power: Standing Rock Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

star 8.56
9 votes
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The Urban Rez

#2 - The Urban Rez

Season 1 - Episode 5

An urban reservation in Canada aims to fight poverty, crime and violence against girls and women.

star 8.11
9 votes
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Apache Stronghold

#3 - Apache Stronghold

Season 1 - Episode 3

The Apache's most sacred land has been handed over to a multinational mining company by the US government, but the San Carlos Apache are fighting to stop the transfer.

star 8.00
9 votes
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Sacred Water: Standing Rock Part I

#4 - Sacred Water: Standing Rock Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1

The people of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation of North and South Dakota fight to stop a pipeline from being built on their ancestral homeland.

star 7.86
14 votes
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Hawaiian Sovereignty

#5 - Hawaiian Sovereignty

Season 1 - Episode 6

Young Indigenous Hawaiians fight to reclaim their Occupied Kingdom from US control, resisting the construction of a billion-dollar telescope at the summit of their sacred Mauna Kea.

star 7.67
6 votes
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MMA Warriors

#6 - MMA Warriors

Season 1 - Episode 4

Young Navajo fighters who engage in mixed-martial arts in order to combat alcoholism, racism and violence are spotlighted.

star 7.60
5 votes
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Warriors Rising

#7 - Warriors Rising

Season 1 - Episode 8

star 7.60
5 votes
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Poisoned River

#8 - Poisoned River

Season 1 - Episode 7

star 6.67
6 votes
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