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  • Future: Portland

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    A video produced by Brushfire Creative Partners and Ifanyi Bell, with music by Megan McGeorge. The video is inspired by Bell's essay "The Air I Breathe" in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine, "Quandary." Read the story here: http://oregonhumanities.org... Show less
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  • This Land

    • An Oregon Canyon - Duration: 7 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
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      In 2014, a canyon in Jefferson County, Oregon, was renamed for John A. Brown, one of the first Black homesteaders in Oregon. Before that, the canyon had been called Nigger Brown Canyon colloquially...
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    Produced in collaboration with Sheepscot Creative, the Bring Your Own video series features ideas, thoughts, and opinions from Oregon Humanities writers, scholars, and thinkers. Some are sweet, some are serious, some are provocative. All encourage you to respond.
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    • Portland Expo Center: A Hidden History - Duration: 6 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 230 views
      In 1942, 3,676 Japanese Americans from Oregon and southwest Washington were held by the US government at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition Center, now known as the Portland Expo Center...
    • Think & Drink on Land Ownership, Belonging, and Identity - Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 39 views
      In this January 25, 2017, conversation, Rhea Combs of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gwen Carr of Oregon Black Pioneers, and Melissa Lowery, director of the documentar...
    • An Oregon Canyon - Duration: 7 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 920 views
      In 2014, a canyon in Jefferson County, Oregon, was renamed for John A. Brown, one of the first Black homesteaders in Oregon. Before that, the canyon had been called Nigger Brown Canyon colloquially...
    • Think & Drink with Katherine Boo - Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 28 views
      Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity," joins Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, f...
    • WeLead: Youth-Powered Conversations for Change - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 246 views
      WeLead is a collaboration between Oregon Humanities and Catlin Gabel’s PLACE program that trains high school students to lead community conversations about challenging issues. In this video by Sika...
    • Holly Pruett on Ceremony - Duration: 71 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 42 views
      Life cycle celebrant and Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader Holly Pruett talks about the value of creating new ceremonies to replace traditions we no longer observe. Read more about her ...
    • Lori Eberly on Belonging - Duration: 46 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 190 views
      Conversation Project leader Lori Eberly talks about belonging. Read more about her program, "You’re In or You’re Out: Exploring Belonging," at oregonhumanities.org.
    • Kerani Mitchell on What Makes Us Oregonians - Duration: 76 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 77 views
      Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader Kerani Mitchell talks about biases and assumptions around what Oregonians look like. Read more about her program, "Where Are You From? Exploring What M...
    • Elizabeth Harlan Ferlo on interfaith cooperation - Duration: 84 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 46 views
      Lay chaplain and Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader Elizabeth Harlan Ferlo talks about religious diversity and interfaith cooperation in Oregon. Read more about her program, "In Good Fai...
    • Jennifer Burns Bright on Seafood - Duration: 43 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 83 views
      Food and travel writer and Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader Jennifer Burns Bright talks about seafood in Oregon. Read more about her program, "Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of ...
    • David Osborn on Fear and the Future - Duration: 56 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 39 views
      Educator, activist, and Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader David Osborn talks about our fears of the future. Read more about his program, "The World to Come: How We Feel about the Future...
    • Manuel Padilla on Immigrants and Community - Duration: 82 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 148 views
      Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Leader Manuel Padilla talks about integrating refugees and immigrants into Oregon communities. Read more about his program, "The Space Between Us: Immigrants,...
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