For many communities across the world, like the indigenous communities of the Americas, oral history storytelling is a cultural tradition imbued with traditional knowledge and associated with practices and values essential to developing personal identity. In many cases expressed primarily in oral form, oral histories are passed down from generation to generation, and can be…

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When I was growing up in New Orleans in the sixties and early seventies, the airing of environmental documentaries like the National Geographic Specials brought my entire family around the television, despite our tiny, black-and-white screen. Today, we have not only hundreds and hundreds of channels, but seemingly innumerable ways to watch, listen and learn.…

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