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Lincoln, Neb.: Vision Maker Media awards up to $500,000 combined annually to a select handful of production and research & development projects by filmmakers across the nation to produce documentaries for PBS stations.

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As a woman who found great strength from her participation in the Girl Scouts, I wanted to share this initiative with others who want to see more woman grow up and fill leadership roles in media and society as a whole.

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Sitting in the cafe of The Magnolia hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, this morning, a slice of gratitude shined on me. I was chewing on my strawberry cream cheese bagel—completely off my diet—reading a poem. It dawned on me that I am where I was intended to be and I could trace my footsteps back to a pink flyer I saw on the San Juan College campus in Farmington, New Mexico.

Shayla Laravie interviews her grandfather, Steve Alan Trudell, and explores the meaning of "home" with him.

Get to know the regalia of a Fancy Shawl dancer in Samantha Goodeagle and Catherine Rosas' "Southern Fancy Shawl Dancer".

Alan Kitto shares his thoughts on home in this video produced by the Northern Ponca students.

Mikhael Laravie interviews his grandmother, Lola Laravie, asking her about what "home" means to her.

Take a trip to Standing Bear Park in Ponca City, Oklahoma as Southern Ponca Media Camper, Jesus Rigal, explores "Home".

Jashaune Spencer interviews his grandmother, Joyce Laravie, asking her about the meaning of "home".

Catalina Hernandez shares a piece of her culture in "El Restaurante" as part of the Standing Bear's Footsteps study of "Home".

Athena Smith, a student in the Southern Ponca Media Camp, produced this piece about the Ponca Language, in our "Home" series.

Alyssa Koomsa shares one of her favorite pastimes - softball- as a part of our exploration of "Home" for the Southern Ponca Youth Media Camp.


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