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Coming Home to the Cove - Episode 3

In this final episode, Theresa Harlan continues her grassroots efforts to protect the last standing structures on Tomales Bay built by Coast Miwoks.

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Coming Home to the Cove - Episode 2

Episode Two traces thousands of years of Indigenous presence and history and asks: Who gets to define history?

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The Power of Revitalization

In this episode of the “Language Keepers” audio series, we hear from the speakers of four endangered languages, who resist predictions of their language's extinction.

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Kawaiisu

In this episode, we meet Julie Girado Turner, who, for nearly two decades, has been documenting and recording her father and aunt, the last fluent speakers of the Kawaiisu language.

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Wukchumni

This episode brings us to the home of Marie Wilcox—the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the creator of the only Wukchumni dictionary.

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Tolowa Dee-ni’

In this episode, we meet the sole remaining fluent speaker of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ language and his family who are grappling with what is at stake if they lose their language.

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Colonizing California

This episode introduces language revitalization efforts in four Indigenous California communities and examines the colonizing histories that brought Indigenous languages to the brink of disappearance.

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Language Keepers

This feature shares the stories of four Indigenous communities in California who are working to revitalize their languages and cultures in order to pass them on to the next generation.

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Elementary School
Grade Level: 3-5
Quilting and Family Traditions in Gee’s Bend, Alabama
Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
Quilting, Art, and Connection to Place
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Quilters of Gee’s Bend: Art and Resilience
Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
Unheard Voices: Black Lives Matter and Activism

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