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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Cultural Heritage: Recording a Native Language Dictionary
Lesson Plan Middle School
Grade Level: 6-8
The Importance of Indigenous Language Revitalization
Lesson Plan Elementary School
Grade Level: 3-5
Indigenous Language Revitalization in California
Film
Tolowa Dee-ni'

The sole fluent speaker of Tolowa Dee-ni’ in California works with his family to overcome generations of trauma and to preserve their language and traditions.

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Film
Karuk

Meet three Karuk tribal members in California, dedicated to speaking Karuk to stay connected to their people, their language, and the Klamath river.

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Film
We Became Fragments

This story documents a Syrian teenager who comes of age in Canada after losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured.

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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Today's Native America
Film
Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa

South African “village grannies” lace up their soccer shoes and kick their way through centuries of taboos.

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Photo Essay
Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar. 
 

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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Refugee's Story
Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Value of Sports: Unifying a Community
Film
Making it in America

A Salvadoran immigrant strives to build a future for her family in America after fleeing the Salvadoran Civil War as a teenager.

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