The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

We’ve heard a great deal over the years about the terrible demographic tragedy that struck the peoples of the New World in the Age of Discovery, but who were the greatest and most outspoken critics of the abuses of the natives? Catholic theologians. Let’s talk about this issue today on The Catholic Church: Builder of […]

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Spiritual Aspects of Anishinaabemowin

Spiritual Aspects of Anishinaabemowin

And so when I thought about it there’s a lot of spiritual aspects of the language and everything is kind of surrounded around that. I would, when I was in college, the idea of spirituality was debatable was hard to come across because anishinaabemowin is not debated, it’s just accepted fact. there are spirits, and […]

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Introduction to Community Centers at Yale

Introduction to Community Centers at Yale

[upbeat music plays] Hi! Welcome to Yale. My name’s Burgwell Howard and it’s my pleasure to talk to you a little bit today about our campus Community Centers. These are spaces on campus that are open to all members of the Yale Community. The four cultural centers support student organizations and serve as a meeting […]

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Protecting Cultural Patrimony: Pueblo of Acoma

Protecting Cultural Patrimony: Pueblo of Acoma

(Drum beats) These items are hard to, just call them as items, because they do have a life. The sale of these items, hurts my people. Not only my people, but all native people. Because all these things have life, they have a spirit. They have a home, just as we, as human beings have […]

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Fighting Fire With Fire: Using Cultural Burning Practices

Fighting Fire With Fire: Using Cultural Burning Practices

We’re burning to restore the land restore the resources restore water. Today we’re burning the Redbud and Sourberry which is a three-leaf sumac. Both of them are dying and they need new growth and in order to get that we burn it. Cultural burning is a traditional land stewardship tool, employed by indigenous people all […]

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Sharing new tastes through cultural heritage dining

Sharing new tastes through cultural heritage dining

[MUSIC PLAYING] SMITHA HANEEF: We want you to feel like you’re in a place that you would refer to as a home away from home, and eventually becomes your home. MICHAEL GATTIS: Our mission is to tie into what is going on here at Princeton, and that’s education. And we have that gift, to be […]

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Linguist and Cultural Preservationist Daryl Baldwin | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Linguist and Cultural Preservationist Daryl Baldwin | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

[Spoken in Myaamia Language] My name is Darryl Baldwin I’m a citizen of the Miami tribe of Oklahoma. I’m a linguist and cultural preservationist. Our purpose for revitalizing the Myaamia language is so that the current generation will have a stronger connection to their heritage. There’s also a tremendous amount of cultural information associated with […]

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OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

[ Singing in native language, drums beating ] STUDI: At the turn of the last century, Native people lived off the land, hunting, fishing, gathering, and farming. As times changed, our way of life changed. [ Men shouting, sticks rattling ] Many of us were not as physically active as we used to be. Our […]

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What Is Cultural Appropriation? | Feminist Fridays

What Is Cultural Appropriation? | Feminist Fridays

Hi! Welcome to Feminist Fridays: a series where we explore the social, the political, and the media from a feminist and intersectional perspective…and use a lot of F-words. On today’s episode of Feminist Fridays we’re gonna be discussing what has been by far the most requested video topic…cultural appropriation. If you’ve ever been to a […]

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Cultural Appropriation and The Spectacle | Very Important Docs¹⁶

Cultural Appropriation and The Spectacle | Very Important Docs¹⁶

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