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Art & Design, History
In 1950, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, sixty miles north of Salt Lake City.
The Pocahontas Reframed: Storytellers Film Festival opens November 15 in Richmond, Virginia.
Music, Social Justice
Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles is named for the rainbow flag and the city that makes the group possible.
Immigration & Migration, Language
When Oswaldo Martín immigrated to East Oakland, California, nineteen years ago, no one in his class or neighborhood spoke his language.
Celebrations, Religion & Spirituality
Has the tradition changed? Of course. Has it left behind the indigenous roots or the Catholic meaning? Not entirely.
Here in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh (Ballyferriter Village), the language is not some abstract entity, but embedded in the world around us.
Cultural Transmission, Work Life
Tibetan traditions, knowledge, and skills are disappearing so quickly, but documentation plays a vital role in sustaining our cultural identity.
Afropunk gives us the opportunity to step away from everyday society and enter a completely different world.
By Our Interns, Cultural Transmission
After I read a bit on “gun culture,” I realized it plays a major role in my life.
By Our Interns, Foodways
Regardless of how long it’s been since eating that dish, one taste can send us back through the haze of time to a particular kitchen and a particular plate.