This Is Indian Country is an honest and engaging look into the lives of modern Native peoples. Hosted by the charismatic Ruth-Ann, a Native American herself, each episode begins by giving a brief history and looking into the many different communities and causes that are part of Native America. Ruth-Ann then breaks away from the script and introduces us to unique stories of real people living in cities and reserves. Giving us a window into their lives by letting us crossover into their experiences.
Each program visits a different place, whether it's a city or a reservation. We get to witness first-hand the diversity and beauty of the various Native cultures, traditions, and people. We learn of their resilience and how they continue to strive to preserve their ways of life as modern people despite the hardships and disparities they face due to discrimination, poverty, and other injustices. The show gives us a chance to bear witness and gain a better understanding of the authentic stories of Native American and First Nations people today.