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Feature
Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective

These five shorts films follows five Native American communities who are restoring their traditional land management practices.

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Film
The Island Is A Canoe

Hawaiian farmers are revitalizing traditional Hawaiian agroforests that are more resilient to the changing climate and provide food security for the island.

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Audio Story
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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Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
Habits for a Healthy Democracy
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Nurturing the Heart of Democracy
Film
The Art of Weaving

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

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Film
Awana

Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.

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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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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community
Photo Essay
The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Film
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
Communities on the Threshold of Change

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