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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Documenting Architectural Heritage
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Ancient and Modern Worlds
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Resurrecting a Home
Film
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 People of Clouds

The people and land of the Mixteca are one of the world's last bastions of traditional indigenous life in Mexico.

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Photo Essay
Still Lifes from a Vanishing City

View a portrait of post-colonial Yangon and Burmese life inside old colonial buildings.

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Film
Minka

This short film chronicles the restoration of a remarkable Japanese farmhouse and the memories it contains.

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Essay
Lessons in the Old Language
Linguist Matthew C. Bronson examines how language can shape our relationship to people, places and things.
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