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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
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The Hunt

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

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Water Flows Together
Colleen Cooley, a Navajo river guide, reflects on the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation.
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Cocoon

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

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The Art of Weaving
Homesteader Jessica Green shares the deeply rooted tradition of weaving and artisanship in Appalachia.
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Lesson Plan Elementary School
Grade Level: 3-5
Indigenous Language Revitalization in California
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The Church Forests of Ethiopia
Orthodox Churches for centuries have safeguarded pockets of primary forest and are now working to preserve Ethiopia’s shrinking biodiversity.
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Frank Borman in Congress

This short clip, from the film Earthrise, highlights Apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman addressing Congress.

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Fostering Awe

This short clip, from the film Earthrise, depicts the moment the Apollo 8 astronauts witnessed the Earth rising from the dark side of the moon.

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Citizens of the Earth

This short clip, from the film Earthrise, highlights the perspective of Apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman. 

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The Offering

Quechua dancers perform a pre-celebration ritual associated with Peru's unique Quechua Danza de Tijeras, or “Scissor Dance."

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El Silbo

Residents of La Gomera, an island off of Morocco’s Atlantic coast, keep their traditional whistling language alive.

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The Medicine Man

A traditional curandero, or medicine man, in Northern Peru uses his extensive knowledge of native plants to treat various maladies.

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