Stories, Lesson Plans & More

Film
The Art of Weaving

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

Film
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.

High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Day in the Life
Film
Amar

Follow a 14-year-old boy from Jamshedpur, a major industrialized city in Eastern India, during his daily routine.

Film
Making it in America

A Salvadoran immigrant strives to build a future for her family in America after fleeing the Salvadoran Civil War as a teenager.

Photo Essay
The Geography of Poverty

Learn about poverty throughout California’s Central Valley with images, geolocation, and poverty data.

High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Passionate Pursuits
Film
The Last Ice Merchant

Baltazar Ushca is the last ice merchant to harvest glacial ice from Ecuador's Mount Chimborazo.

Photo Essay
The Beauty of Craft

Explore the creative process with master artists and craftspeople in the San Francisco Bay Area.