On Native Ground: Youth Report

Billy Mills

Dreams aren't what they used to be. Native American Olympian Athlete, Billy Mills, mourning the broken wings of his tainted childhood, overcame adolescent obstacles in pursuit of his own dreams. Watch as Billy Mills recalls the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and his gold medal as the first Native American Olympian gold medalist. His determination to win allowed him to spread his wings. Mills competed in the Olympics as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Carps and is now serving as a positive role model and...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #101

Wednesday, December 6 at 4:00 pm on 12.2

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On Native Ground Youth Reports' Field Reporters will cover news, entertainment, film festivals, sports, the rodeo, and the powwow trail, as well as Native celebrities and role models for today's youth. Special interest stories concentrate on cultural, political, and educational events. On Native Ground will cover news and entertainment throughout Indian Country.