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Essay Painting of United States Flag on wall
Five Habits to Heal the Heart of Democracy

Parker Palmer presents qualities of citizenship that are essential for sustaining democracy in troubled times.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Nurturing the Heart of Democracy
Film
Elemental

Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

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Film Master forager Twila Cassadore of the San Carlos Apache Nation
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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Film
Cocoon

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

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Exploring Moral Education

A conversation with Parker J. Palmer and Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger.

Film
The Art of Weaving

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

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Cultural Heritage: Recording a Native Language Dictionary
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Maris Curran
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Adam Loften

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