Migration, Climate Change, and Language Loss

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Film Yukon fisherman in boat
Yukon Kings

Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska, who lives on the Alaskan Yukon Delta, teaches his grandchildren how to fish during the summer salmon run.

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Film Dry parched earth
When a Town Runs Dry

This story documents life in Stratford, a small farming town in California’s Central Valley which suffers from a drought impacting the residents’ daily lives.

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Photo Essay
Melting Away

Images document the majesty and beauty of icebergs and the fragile environment of the polar regions.

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Photo Essay
Waiting to Move

These photographs capture a modern Inupiaq community in Alaska facing evacuation due to climate change.

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Photo Essay
The People of Clouds

The people and land of the Mixteca are one of the world's last bastions of traditional indigenous life in Mexico.

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Film Salvadoran immigrant, Alma Velasco
Making it in America

A Salvadoran immigrant strives to build a future for her family in America after fleeing the Salvadoran Civil War as a teenager.

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Photo Essay
Crossing Borders

These photographs depict refugees as they cross borders on their way to northern Europe.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Vanishing Island
Film Rising waters flood a house in Isle de Jean Charles
Isle de Jean Charles

Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Refugee's Story
Film Syrian Family
Welcome to Canada

Meet a young Syrian refugee who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing torture and imprisonment by the Assad regime.

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Film
Marie's Dictionary

Marie Wilcox is the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni and created a dictionary to keep her language alive.

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