Native Planet is a documentary series that travels the world to explore the unique spiritual connection native peoples have with mother earth – and their will to defend it. Whether the fight is for land, water or indigenous rights, Host Simon Baker takes you deep inside fascinating Indigenous communities and cultures where charismatic leaders are waging a passionate defense of mother earth.
Native Planet intimately reveals the indigenous perspective on issues that may soon determine the balance of humanity on earth.
From South Africa to South America , Easter Island to Australia, Native Planet is a documentary series that transports you to the front lines of an Indigenous inspired movement to protect mother earth. Travel the globe with series host Simon Baker and experience fascinating native communities waging a David and Goliath fight for the environment, their rights and ultimately, their survival. Native Planet takes you behind the headlines as Simon gains intimate access to native leaders and organizations standing up for the most important environmental challenges on the planet today. Entertaining, informative, fast paced and inspirational, Native Planet explores the unique spiritual connection First Peoples have with mother earth and their passion to defend it.
Each one-hour episode shares character driven stories where internationally recognized native communities confront threats to the environmental, their territory, culture and identity. As we experience through each one hour episode, then more deeply on www.nativeplanet.tv, the loss of habitat, changes in weather patterns and the sudden disappearance of natural species are often most evident to Indigenous peoples. With the series delivering front row access to some of the most compelling environmental challenges in the world today, Native Planet is crafted to attract an international TV and Web audience concerned with the environment, the sustainability of native peoples and our collective future on the planet.
Simon’s companion, highly interactive and media rich website – www.nativeplanet.tv – provides our viewers a more immersive experience into the issues, stories, communities and cultures we encounter.