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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Balancing Moral Ferocity with Self-Awareness
Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
The Importance of Embracing Questions
Elementary School
Grade Level: 3-5
The Power of Curiosity
Photo Essay Silhouettes of people overlooking a city at night
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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The Art of Weaving

Homesteader Jessica Green shares the deeply rooted tradition of weaving and artisanship in Appalachia.

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Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Maris Curran
Film Native master carver Joe Martin
The Canoe Maker

Master carver Joe Martin, one of the few traditional craftsmen left, makes dugout canoes used by his people, the Pacific Northwest Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations.

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Film Quechua women weavers
Awana

Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.

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The Man is the Music

Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley finds healing in the transformative power of art. 
 

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While I Yet Live

Five African American women quilters and freedom-fighters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, share their cultural and family heritage of quilting. 

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Film The Lindworm
The Lindworm

Mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw tells an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.

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Film Jim Enote
Counter Mapping

A traditional Zuni elder in New Mexico works with artists to create maps based on ceremony, song, and connection to the land.

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