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Essay
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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Film
The Hunt

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

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Enhancing Our Understanding: Learning and Teaching about Indigenous Cultures, Languages, and Territories with Native Land Digital
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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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
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee

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