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June 1, 2024: Weather, politics, religion and technology are linked together.

Flashback: our opinion editorial for June, 2019.

An indigenous Mandinka storyteller teaches us why the music of some people is under threat.

June 17, 2024: Our revised photo-ethnographic essay about the indigenous Huaorani of Ecuador and Peru.

May 12, 2024: Our revised photo-ethnographic essay about the indigenous Cherokee of the United States.

Indigenous Peoples Documentary: Ancient and Modern Mayan Peoples

A thousand years after their decline, the ancient Mayans are still shrouded in mystery. Enter their ancient world to uncover its secrets. Learn how their religious beliefs were formed from advanced science and observing the heavens long before Europeans arrived. Decipher their ancient writing — far more advanced than ours. Experience the daily life of their modern descendants and learn how their fate may become our own fate. Click or tap the image below to watch it on our YouTube channel in full HD (1920x1080p) at 60 fps. Notes for teachers are also available.

Documentary Short Films: Indigenous Culture and Knowledge

The Mekong has the richest history and culture of all the world's great rivers.

Indigenous Karo Batak history, culture and modern life.

The history and mythology of Halong Bay, Vietnam.

Travel Stories from Indigenous Communities

Visit an indigenous Embera settlement in Panama.

Saving an indigenous Cocama child's leg.

The Shan and other indigenous peoples inhabit this part of Burma (Myanmar).

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