Alaskan Native Wisdom: The People of the Whale

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

The Inupiaq people are experiencing unprecedented changes and yet continue to cherish their rich way of life in the uppermost

Alaskan Native Wisdom: The People of the Caribou

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Athabascans have inhabited Alaska for over 14,500 years. Also known as the Caribou People, there are 12 distinct linguistic groups

Native Wisdom: The People of the Oregon Coast

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Native American elders, indigenous scientists, and cultural leaders from the Pacific Coast–including the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, Confederated Tribes of

Native Wisdom: The People of Oregon’s Interior

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Featuring several of Oregon’s interior tribes, including the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Reservation, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and Confederated

Native Wisdom Films

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Wisdom of the Elders, a Portland cultural organization, records and preserves the history and arts — music, dance, storytelling and

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Baling Baling

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

In rice fields of the Indonesian island of Bali, farmers keep the birds away with rhythmic noisemakers, plastic bags, and

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Cube Variations

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Repetition and unfulfilled anticipation fuel this abstract experiment with animated objects.