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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Value of Listening
Film
Marie's Dictionary

Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni, creates a dictionary to document her Native tribe's language.

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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Cultural Heritage: Recording a Native Language Dictionary
Film
The Hunt

A Native chef works with Indigenous foodways to promote processes of healing and recovery from historical trauma.

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Webinar Enhancing Our Understanding: Learning and Teaching about Indigenous Cultures, Languages, and Territories

This webinar considered tools and methods to learn and teach about Indigenous cultures, languages, and territories with Christine McRae, Executive Director of Native Land Digital.

Photo Essay
Dark Skies
The loss of our connection to darkness and to the night sky is emblematic of our deeper separation from the natural world.
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Film
Water Flows Together
Colleen Cooley, a Navajo river guide, reflects on the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation.
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Film
Cocoon

Students share their perspectives during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webinar Exploring Moral Education with Parker J. Palmer and Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger

This webinar explores ways to cultivate moral education across multiple levels and perspectives, from personal to societal.

Webinar Conversation with Parker J. Palmer and Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger
In our seemingly divisive and complex world, what do we do with our suffering? In this webinar, Parker and Ariel explore this question. In conversation, they …
Webinar Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Luisa Conlon

Luisa shares the inspiration behind her work as a filmmaker. Luisa's film We Became Fragments, features Syrian teenager Ibraheem Sarhan as he comes of age in Winnipeg, Canada.

Film
The Art of Weaving
Homesteader Jessica Green shares the deeply rooted tradition of weaving and artisanship in Appalachia.
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Lesson Plan Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
The Importance of Indigenous Language Revitalization

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