What to Watch: Sousa on the Rez

Quick but captivating, this 30-minute documentary about Native American musical traditions is not what you typically hear.

This week's featured film is: Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum

As part of Vision Maker Media's "40 years, 40 films, 40 weeks" program, one archived PBS film will be re-released each week. Watch them while they are available!

When you hear the phrase "Native American music" you may not think of tubas, trumpets, and Sousa marches. Yet, this rich musical tradition has long been a part of Native American culture. Experience the Native American music scene like never before and get an inside look at contemporary Indian life in this unexpected and engaging half-hour documentary, Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum.