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Photo Essay Protester holding up when will MLK's dream come true
We Will Breathe

These photos by Sheila Pree Bright share intimate moments of mourning and inspiration within the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Film Indigenous man holding instrument
The Offering

Quechua dancers perform a pre-celebration ritual associated with Peru's unique Quechua Danza de Tijeras, or “Scissor Dance."

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Film Peruvian Medicine Man
The Medicine Man

A traditional curandero, or medicine man, in Northern Peru uses his extensive knowledge of native plants to treat various maladies.

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Film
While I Yet Live

Five African American women quilters and freedom-fighters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, share their cultural and family heritage of quilting. 

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Film
Recording Kawaiisu

In this film, meet two of the last fluent speakers of Kawaiisu, a Native language of the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in California.

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Film Three children playing
Even the Walls

Multi-generational residents living within a public-housing neighborhood in downtown Seattle grapple with the forces of gentrification.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Ancient and Modern Worlds
Film Child in tree
An Invitation

An ancient prophecy of the Indigenous peoples of Quichua, Ecuador, speaks of a time when the eagle and the condor fly together. A Quichua elder and healer tells us the time of the prophecy is here.

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