Life On An Indian Reservation

Jul 08, 2008 on FX at 10:00 PM


Series creator Morgan Spurlock returns for his second installment this season to discover what life is like for America's most indigenous people: Native Americans. As he heads west to Navajo Nation near Window Rock, New Mexico, Morgan will realize ju... (more)st how little he knows about the issues facing this tribal culture. For 30 Days, Morgan will live with Deborah and Karl Dennison and their children: son Kyle, 25 and daughter Cassidy, 15. Deborah holds a PhD in education and is the superintendent of the Ganado School District; Karl is a physical education teacher at the tribal Dine College and is a renowned rodeo competitor. Despite living on a remote desert ranch, the Dennison family has many of the conveniences of the modern world, yet make great efforts to preserve the ancient traditions and culture of their ancestors. While on the reservation, Morgan will live in a traditional Navajo dwelling called a Hogan, work at a tire shop and spend several grueling hours in a sweat lodge as part of a "Coyote Ceremony." He will also experience the economic hardships and social crises that are common to reservation life while exploring many misconceptions about Native Americans.

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