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Audio Story
Kawaiisu

In Episode Five, 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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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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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
Photo Essay
Waiting to Move

These photographs capture a modern Inupiaq community in Alaska facing evacuation due to climate change.

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Film
Isle de Jean Charles

Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.

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