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The Lakota Elders Project: “A unique generational bridge” – Great Plains of America

Uploaded on Jul 26, 2011 For information about the work of hawkwing, Inc. and how you can help, visit their website at http://www.hawkwing.org. For information about the production of the Lakota Elders Project, contact Filmosity at http://filmosity.com Long ago, the Lakota people … Continue reading

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Contributors of the “foundational material of modern sport”: The ancient Olmec “rubber people” – Mesoamerica

Episodes in the Life of Bounce by Carlin Wing, Cabinet, Issue 56 Sports Winter 2014/15 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> All cultures engage in some form of ball play. Ball games are a basic … Continue reading

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Looking at the relationship between Native people and the land: Cherokee painter Kay WalkingStick reminds her viewers of a deeper story – United States of America

By Kathleen Ash-Milby And Bradley Pecore, American Indian, Fall 2015 VOL. 16 NO. 3 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Kay WalkingStick has always been enthralled with the beauty of the landscape. […] “My paintings aren’t … Continue reading

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“It’s time for our nations to have a voice”: A place for young leaders to share their stories and to show that they are contemporary citizens – United States of America

by Rae Paoletta 8/25/2015 There are 5.1 million Native Americans living in the United States right now, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Despite this, when you Google “Native Americans,” here’s what comes up: There are barely any photos of … Continue reading

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Giving a voice to the Maya people of Central America: Award-winning film “Ixcanul” – Guatemala

Maria, a 17 year old Mayan woman, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her. Although Maria dreams of seeing ‘the city’, her status as an indigenous woman does not allow her to … Continue reading

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