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Our America Audio Podcast - Elizabeth Broun, works by Margarita Cabrera

Smithsonian American Art Museum
This audio podcast series discusses artworks and themes in the exhibition "Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In this episode, museum director Elizabeth Broun discusses sculptures by Margarita Cabrera. Artwork: http://www.americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/online/our_america/art/2012.35.1a-d.cfm

Patterns of Health and Wellbeing 06: Environmental Health in Eco-connection

National Museum of the American Indian
Health issues among American Indians, such as diabetes and substance abuse, are reaching epidemic levels. The majority of governmental and externally driven responses to these health issues have focused on the physical aspects of disease. Much less research has been done on the relationships between culture and health within Native communities. This symposium presents a report on active collaborations between Native community members and researchers that focus on the distinct cultural values about wellbeing held by Native communities in solving serious health issues. Cosponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. In this section Jennie R. Joe (Navajo) speaks on Environmental Health: Healing in Eco-connection. Jennie Joe (Navajo) is a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the College of Medicine, University of Arizona, and directs the Native American Research and Training Center. She is also a faculty member in American Indian Studies. In addition to a number of research reports, articles, and book reviews, Joe also has over 20 chapters published in edited books. She serves on a number of national and international committees and boards. American Indian Studies courses she has taught include: Living in the Place of the Sacred, Research Methods and Health Research, Health Policies and Indian Health, and Health Policies and Culture: The Navajo Example. As a researcher, she has been and continues to be involved in a number of health-related studies that are conducted in cooperation with tribal groups throughout the country. Patterns of Health and Wellbeing: An Intercultural Symposium was webcast from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Rasmuson Theater on April 11, 2014.

Muscogee Creek Festival - 6 Retiring of Colors

National Museum of the American Indian
Mvskoke Etvlwv: Muscogee Creek Festival is a celebration by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma of its tribal history, heritage and culture. At the close of the festival day, the Muscogee Nation Honor Guard perform the Retiring of Colors. The festival was webcast and recorded in the Potomac Atrium of the National Museum of the American Indian on November 15, 2014.

Artlab Minute 6-20-13

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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Air Disasters - The Black Box in the Soviet Safe

Smithsonian Channel
A decade after Korean Airlines flight 007 went down, and years after investigators filed an inconclusive report, the Soviet government reveals that they had the missing black box all along. From the Series: Air Disasters: Target is Destroyed http://bit.ly/2g1B6OZ

Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge Model Animation

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
This video is featured in the exhibition 'By the People: Designing a Better America,' on view at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum September 2016–February 2017. Learn more at /www.cooperhewitt.org/channel/by-the-people. Video by OMA*AMO. Courtesy of Courtesy of OMA*AMO. THIS VIDEO HAS NO SOUND.

Looking to the Future 3: Julie Kitka

National Museum of the American Indian
Looking to the Future: The Life and Legacy of Senator Daniel K. Inouye is a symposium that celebrates Hawaii's former senator, who was Chairman and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and one of the visionary founders of the National Museum of the American Indian. In this segment, Julie Kitka (Chugach Eskimo), president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, speaks on the theme, Building Upon the Foundation of the Senator's Legacy. The symposium was recorded on May 15, 2014 in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian.

The Iconic American Sports Car That Almost Never Got Made

Smithsonian Channel
Chrysler's Dodge Viper began as a concept car at the Detroit Auto Show, with no plans for mass production. But a show-stealing debut convinced the company it had a potential best-seller on its hands. From: SUPERCAR SUPERBUILD: Viper http://bit.ly/2fMA73G

Ben Cerveny on Planetary

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Hear interaction designer Ben Cerveny talk about the Planetary app (0:01), the early days of iPad (2:10), understanding big data (2:57), possibilities for re-purposing Plantetary (3:49), and the future of interaction design (4:33). In August 2013, Cooper Hewitt acquired Planetary, for its permanent collection along with the underlying source code. Released in 2011, Planetary uses the visual metaphor of celestial bodies to represent the relationship between artists (stars), albums (planets) and tracks/songs (moons). Planetary represents an important branch of interactive data visualization, which was a first in the consumer marketplace. The code has been freely released by Cooper Hewitt to enable developers to build upon and incorporate it into other software design.

Could Titanoboa Swallow a Motorcycle?

Smithsonian Channel
In order to eat its prey whole, titanoboa had jaw bones that snapped apart and flexible ligaments for opening its mouth almost 180 degrees.

The Art of Video Games: "Pitfall!" Exhibition Video

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Pitfall! Activision Publishing. All trade names and trademarks are properties of their respective parties. All rights reserved. This video is one of 80 displayed in The Art of Video Games exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. For more information, visit http://www.americanart.si.edu/taovg

Phil Collins: Going Back to Detroit : Sneak Peek

Smithsonian Channel
Follow Phil Collins back to the brithplace of Motown, as he joins the Funk Brothers for one soul-filled night of legendary music. From the Show: Phil Collins: Going Back to Detroit http://bit.ly/2gkKzRG

Miracle of the Resurrection

Smithsonian Channel
The Resurrection of Christ is the miraculous event celebrated by millions of Christians around the world. From the Series: Decoding Christianity: Miracles http://bitly.com/2iiJGHG

The Three Ways to Test If Something Is Truly Solid Gold

Smithsonian Channel
When a stolen Kentucky Derby trophy from 1924 is uncovered, a series of tests are used to determine its authenticity. If it's real, they'll confirm that it's made of solid 14-karat gold. From: SPORTS DETECTIVES: 100-Point Game Ball http://bit.ly/1X3WTFb

What Would Debi Mazar Wear?

Smithsonian Channel
Debi Mazar is on a mission: she’s looking for dresses that scream Tuscany and turn up the heat on her Italian cooking show. From: L.A. FROCK STARS: Vintage Ninja http://bit.ly/18iFAtS

Polar Bear Goes After a Young Beluga Calf

Smithsonian Channel
A male polar bear stands on the edge of the ice waiting for potential prey. But he's set his sights on something bigger than a seal today--he's in the mood for beluga whale. From the Series: Polar Bear Town: Bears Vs. Belugas http://bit.ly/BearsvsBelugas

​Fascinating: Why Are These Birds So Angry?

Smithsonian Channel
A scientist places a taxidermied bird in monarch flycatcher territory. The live birds are more likely to attack the models that look like them. But why? From: ISLANDS OF CREATION http://bit.ly/1G9IDmO

The Many Museums of Memphis

Smithsonian Channel
From the Smithsonian's Rock and Soul Museum, to the Stax Museum of American Soul, to the National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis is a city rich in music, art, culture. From: AERIAL AMERICA: Tennessee http://bit.ly/1rj96UG

Air Disasters - Mayday Munich: Manchester United's Darkest Day

Smithsonian Channel
On February 6, 1958, a plane carrying the "Busby Babes," the Manchester United football team, crashed on its third attempt to take off. From: AIR DISASTERS: Mayday Munich http://bit.ly/1qy9fHN

Eleanor Roosevelt's Surprising Connection to a Dire Town

Smithsonian Channel
When first lady Eleanor Roosevelt first visited the mining town of Scotts Run, she was stunned by the poverty she encountered. She resolved to deliver the refurbishment they desperately needed, by hand. From the Series: First Ladies Revealed: Trailblazers http://bitly.com/TrailblazersRevealed

The Checklist

Smithsonian Channel
Pilots must run through hundreds of small steps in order to make a plane fly; forgetting just one of the steps on the checklist could mean disaster. From the Series: Air Disasters: Alarming Silence http://bit.ly/2hAiMg3

See the USA in a Minute

Smithsonian Channel
America is one of the most breathtaking and diverse geographical places on Earth. From monuments to mountains and canyons to coastlines, take a speedy aerial tour through our country's most stunning sites. From the Series: Aerial America: Amazing Destinations http://bit.ly/2h02P6E

Energy for Change Symposium 3: Rebecca Moore

National Museum of the American Indian
Across the globe, leaders and innovators are creating sustainable societies that include both environmental and economic success. "Energy for Change: Green Leaders Building a Sustainable Future" features expert, inspiring look at new projects that are helping to build a clean economy and promote local job creation, energy savings, and greater self-reliance in indigenous communities around the globe. In this segment, Rebecca Moore, founder of Google Earth Outreach and Google Earth Engine, describes how nonprofits, communities, and indigenous peoples around the world are using Google Earth on pressing environmental and social issues. The symposium was moderated by Tim Johnson, NMAI Associate Director for Museum Programs and Executive Committee member of the Smithsonian's Living in the Anthropocene Initiative, and recorded in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on July, 18, 2014 as part of the fifth annual Living Earth Festival.
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