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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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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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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Do We Have a Right to Clean Water?
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Day in the Life
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Power to Persevere
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Citizen Photojournalism
Film
Amar

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

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Film Salvadoran immigrant, Alma Velasco
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.

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Photo Essay
The Geography of Poverty

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

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Deconstructing Consumerism
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Passionate Pursuits
Film Baltazar Ushca gathering ice
The Last Ice Merchant

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

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Photo Essay
The Beauty of Craft

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

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