Twin Cities PBS is honoring native cultures with a series of events, programming, and shows throughout October and November coinciding with National Native American Heritage Month.

The collection of programs and events include the PBS series “Native Cultures” and original productions that share stories of Native Americans in Minnesota.

We sat down with Leya Hale of the much-anticipated “The People’s Protectors” documentary and Sherry Meek of Twin Cities PBS to talk about the initiative and get an inside scoop on Leya’s documentary about Native Americans and the Vietnam War.