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Film and transcripts of Alaska Native elders

I’m honored and humbled with our family’s recent discovery that we also have a bit of Inupiaq ancestry as well as Athabascan heritage. And I’m really enjoying reviewing the 28 transcripts of Athabascan and Inupiaq elder recordings from our August and September trip. We are selecting content right now for the radio series, plus we…

Wisdom of the Elders Indiegogo Campaign for Climate Radio Series

Our Indiegogo Campaign to raise matching funds for Wisdom of the Elders Radio Program: Series Four. Wisdom was funded by National Endowment for the Arts to produce this series featuring Alaskan, Washington and Oregon tribes and their response to unprecedented environmental and climate issues. You can check it out here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/indigenous-response-to-climate-change-wisdom-radio-series-four Wisdom of the Elders is…

Peter Yarrow and Wisdom featured on KBOO FM

On Thursday, February 13th, from 6 to 8 PM, KBOO Community Radio, Media Sponsor for “An Evening of Love and Laughter”, welcomed Peter Yarrow for a live in-studio performance. Peter Yarrow discusses his life and work, and plays some old favorites for the KBOO listening audience. Also in studio were Peter’s son Christopher Yarrow and Wisdom’s Executive Director Rose…

From the Desk of Rose High Bear

A Wisdom Valentine February greetings, dear friends and relatives, This month we are updating you on the latest about The Wisdom Project and our plans for April film screenings and community consultations. These films, being produced by Lawrence Johnson and Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., will feature Inupiaq and Athabascan response to environmental and climate…

The Wisdom Project Peer Mentor Program

Fill out an application          Email Amanda Wisdom of the Elders is recruiting 2 – 4 Native American youth to serve as mentors for The Wisdom Project. This Native American youth leadership initiative is designed to engage Native youth in environmental and climate studies through service learning so they can learn about their…