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King Kamehameha: A Legacy Renewed

by Mary Baker

King Kamehameha: A Legacy Renewed documents how the town of Kohala, Hawaii is transformed when an art conservator arrives to restore the community's cherished bronze sculpture.

The Land is Ours

by Laurence A. Goldin

The Tlingit and Haida people of Alaska were confused by the idea of America “buying” the land they lived on from the Russians. They would be among the first native people to make a successful claim on their homeland and rights.

The Last Conquistador

by John J. Valadez and Cristina Ibarra

The city of El Paso is divided over a new public statue of a conquistador that evokes pride in Hispanics, and outrage among Native Americans who consider him a terrorist.

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Last Days of the Arctic

by Margret Jonasdottir and Magnus Vidar Sigurdsson

RAX is a photographer who has made a career of capturing the human faces of climate change, and the vanishing lifestyles of the Far North.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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LISTENING AT THE LUNCHEONETTE

by Carole Lucia Satrina and Eugene Marner

In this six-part series, Americans from all walks of life gather at diners, cafeterias, and coffee shops to discuss identity and the challenges of building community.

Making Peace

by Tom Weidlinger

A look at neighborhoods across the country where ordinary people are working together to make a difference — one person at a time.

Maria Tallchief

by Sandy Sunrising Osawa

Maria Tallchief's Indian name means "woman of two worlds" and this documentary deftly weaves together the different worlds of Tallchief, including ballet and her Osage Indian heritage.

Matters of Race

by Orlando Bagwell

Examining racial dynamics in diverse communities across the United States, this four-part series explores how race shapes Americans' sense of national and individual identity.

Memory of Fire

by Edin Velez, and Sarah Vogel

A theatrical meditation on the "discovery" of the new world by Christopher Columbus.

Milking the Rhino

by David E. Simpson

The native herding tribes of Africa are emerging from a century of “white man’s conservation,” which turned their lands into off-limits game reserves. Now, with a new model of conservation, African wildlife is back in their hands and the tribes are vying for a piece of the ecotourism pie. But can poachers become protectors?

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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