FNX Focuses on Native Americans

FNX: First Nations Experience, an over-the-air public TV channel focusing on Native Americans, has signed a five-year deal to continue carrying Indian Pride, a cultural newsmagazine series produced and distributed by Circle of Nations LLC and Prairie Public Television. FNX itself is a joint venture of KVCR and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, both located in San Bernardino, CA.

Host Junikae Randall (l.) and guest Dr. Henrietta Mann (r.)

Other FNX programming includes The AUX – Aboriginal Unity Experience, a music video series, and FNX Now, its flagship newsmagazine series. Here’s a clip, featuring an interview with James Napier Robertson, writer and director of the movie The Dark Horse:

Launched locally in 2011, FNX has been offered to PBS stations as a 24-hour, over-the-air digital sub-channel since 2014. You can currently watch it in two major markets – Los Angeles and Chicago – as well as in Fairbanks, AK and several other areas. To see if and where FNX is viewable in your area, click here.

 

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Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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