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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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Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam
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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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Awana
Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.
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Wukchumni

Five years after filming Marie’s Dictionary, Marie and her family share how they continue to teach Wukchumni classes to members of their community.

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Tolowa Dee-ni'

The sole fluent speaker of Tolowa Dee-ni’ in California works with his family to overcome generations of trauma and to preserve their language and traditions.

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Karuk

Meet three Karuk tribal members in California, dedicated to speaking Karuk to stay connected to their people, their language, and the Klamath river.

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The Atomic Tree

This story is a journey into the memories of a 400-year-old Japanese White Pine bonsai tree that witnessed and survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima.

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Recording Kawaiisu

In this film, meet two of the last fluent speakers of Kawaiisu, a Native language of the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in California.

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