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Zebras of the Arctic: 4 Jack Omelak

National Museum of the American Indian
When the Saint Louis Zoo began to develop the interpretation for the McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibition, along came a new opportunity to discuss climate change with their audiences. "Zebras in the Arctic" presents the connections and results of the journey the zoo took in coming to a First Voices approach to understanding and interpreting the significance of polar bears in the Arctic, which includes their collaboration with Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center and the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. In this segment, Jack Omelak is videoconferenced from Nome, Alaska, to speak on "Avoiding Cognitive Imperialism and the Organic Approach," which addresses Alaska Native partners' perspective in the development and implementation of video journals and the partnership between the Saint Louis Zoo and the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. Jack Omelak was born and raised in Nome, Alaska and has an undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma. For the past eight years he has been the Executive Director of the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. Appointed by Secretary Jewell in 2013, he represented the U.S. and Native people in high level international negotiations between the U.S. and Russia regarding polar bear management and policy. This program was webcast and recorded at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 2017.

Zebras of the Arctic: 3 Dr. Stephen Loring

National Museum of the American Indian
When the Saint Louis Zoo began to develop the interpretation for the McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibition, along came a new opportunity to discuss climate change with their audiences. "Zebras in the Arctic" presents the connections and results of the journey the zoo took in coming to a First Voices approach to understanding and interpreting the significance of polar bears in the Arctic, which includes their collaboration with Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center and the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. In this segment, Dr. Stephen Loring speaks on "Nanook! The Mingled Destinies of Human Beings and Bears in the Arctic." Dr. Stephen Loring, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, is an Arctic Archaeologist and Museum Anthropologist with the Arctic Studies Center at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. This program was webcast and recorded at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 2017.

Zebras of the Arctic: 2 Dr. Adrián Cerezo

National Museum of the American Indian
When the Saint Louis Zoo began to develop the interpretation for the McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibition, along came a new opportunity to discuss climate change with their audiences. "Zebras in the Arctic" presents the connections and results of the journey the zoo took in coming to a First Voices approach to understanding and interpreting the significance of polar bears in the Arctic, which includes their collaboration with Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center and the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. In this segment, Dr. Adrián Cerezo presents a history the McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibition, and the collaborations that emerged from the desire to take a First Voices approach to interpretation. Dr. Adrián Cerezo (Yale University) is a social ecologist, environmental scientist and human development researcher. His work interweaves scholarship and real-world practice to explore sustainable development in communities. Dr. Cerezo holds a Ph.D. with a focus on Social Ecology and Developmental Science from Yale University, where he is also a fellow at Zigler Center for Early Childhood Development Policy. He also serves as consultant for UNICEF global early childhood programs, and the City as a Living Laboratory project in New York, NY. This program was webcast and recorded at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 2017.

Zebras of the Arctic: 1 Blessing and Introduction, Emil Her Many Horses

National Museum of the American Indian
When the Saint Louis Zoo began to develop the interpretation for the McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibition along came a new opportunity to discuss climate change with their audiences. "Zebras in the Arctic" presents the connections and results of the journey the zoo took in coming to a First Voices approach to understanding and interpreting the significance of polar bears in the Arctic, which includes their collaboration with Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center and the Alaska Nanuuq Commission. In this segment, Emil Her Many Horses (Lakota) gives a blessing for the proceedings and discusses the interpretative technique at the National Museum of the American Indian, which involves close collaboration with Native communities. Emil Her Many Horses (Lakota) is an associate curator, Museum Research and Scholarship, at NMAI. He specializes in the Central Plains cultures. Mr. Her Many Horses is a member of the Oglala Lakota nation of South Dakota and served as lead curator for the inaugural permanent exhibition, “Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World”. This program was webcast and recorded at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 2017.

Zebra Tracking

Smithsonian Magazine
In Bostwana's Makgadikgadi Pans, researcher James Bradley studies how the zebras travel across the great expanse of land

Zapata Sparrow

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
The Zapata Sparrow on the souther coast of Cuba in the Ciénaga Zapata (Zapata Swamp), a peninsular lowland/mangrove habitat whose name derives from its shoe-like shape.

Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Watch Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King, a cinematic shadow-puppet play based on the Persian "Shahnameh" created by Hamid Rahmanian, and performed by @fictionvillestudio. #Nowruz #Nowruz2019 #PersianNewYear #Shahnama #Shahnameh #BookofKings #FreerSackler #Smithsonian #FictionvilleStudio #PuppetShow #ShadowPuppets

Z&Z: Family's Middle Eastern Menu is More than Just Hummus

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
IlluminAsia: A Festival of Asian Art, Food, and Cultures October 14, 5 pm to 12 am October 15, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Yves Klein's Anthropometries

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Selection from Yves Klein: The Blue Revolution. Director: François Lévy-Kuentz. Courtesy Yves Klein Archives. Coproduction © 2006 MK2TV, Le Centre Pompidou, Y Amu Klein/Moquay in association with France 5. Video © 2007 Le Réunion des musées nationaux—EDV 288

Yusuke Nishida, "Probing strongly interacting atomic gases with energetic atoms"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Yusuke Nishida, MIT, during the workshop of "Research Frontiers in Ultra-Cold Atoms and Molecules:Unequal Mass Mixtures and Dipolar Molecules", lecture titled "Probing strongly interacting atomic gases with energetic atoms", at the Institute for Theoretical, Atomic and Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 23-25, 2012. © Harvard University and Yusuke Nishida. The text and images on ITAMP's YouTube channel are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned or held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research or enrichment. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission. ITAMP is supported through grants by the National Science Foundation Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).

Yuri's Office time-lapse installation

Smithsonian American Art Museum
The installation of Yuri's Office by Eve Sussman and Rufus Corporation captured in time-lapse. It's now on view as part of our Watch This! Revelations in Media Art show as the Smithsonian American Art Museum. http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2015/watch_this_2015/

Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska ca. 1930

Human Studies Film Archives
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection

Supplementary materials: 3, synchronous sound annotation

Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee

Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog teams; the preparation of a walrus skin strecthed out on large frame; men hauling boats overland with the use of dog teams; scenes of the hunting environment including shots of whales, walruses, and polar bear; butchering of a whale and walrus; reindeer being herded into a corral; ships navigating in icy waters and locked in ice; miscellaneous scenes in Washington D.C. in the 1930s with shots of a house burning.

Yup'ik Traditions: Qantaq (Bentwood Bowl)

National Museum of Natural History
In 2002, Yup'ik traditional scholars Neva Rivers, John Phillip Sr., Virginia Minock and Joan Hamilton traveled from Alaska to Washington DC to share their knowledge about ancestral objects in the Smithsonian collections. These discussions contributed to the Arctic Studies Center's Living Our Cultures exhibition at the Anchorage Museum. Join John and Neva to learn about Yup'ik bentwood bowls. For more information, go to http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/alaska.htm. To visit the exhibition website, go to http://alaska.si.edu.

Yujun Wang, " Signatures of the Efimov effect in "hot" three-body collisions"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Yujun Wang, Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland and NIST, during the workshop of "Finite temperature and low energy effects in cold atomic and molecular few-and many-body systems", lecture titled " Signatures of the Efimov effect in "hot" three-body collisions", at the Institute for Theoretical, Atomic and Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 25-27. 2013 © Harvard University and Yujun Wang. The text and images on ITAMP's YouTube channel are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned or held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research or enrichment. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission. ITAMP is supported through grants by the National Science Foundation Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).

You’ve Never Seen an Owl Species That Does This

Smithsonian Channel
On the open plains of Columbia, a species of owl lives without trees or nests. They are burrowing owls – the only owl species in the world to live underground. From the Series: Into the Wild Colombia: Warriors of the Llanos http://bit.ly/2V6BRND

You’ve Got Style

Smithsonian American Art Museum
What do rhinestones, moms, and personal style have to do with American art? SAAM's "Re:Frame" explores American art’s many meanings and connections with experts across the Smithsonian.

Youth Town Hall with the Greensboro Civil Rights Pioneers

National Museum of American History
The three surviving members of the Greensboro Four, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Franklin McCain, and Joseph McNeil participated in an oral history. Their bold action ignited student involvement in the Civil Rights Movement when they staged a sit-in at the Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 1, 1960.

Youth Speaks poet Natasha Huey at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
One of the world’s leading presenters of spoken word performance, education, and youth development programs, Youth Speaks champions a movement of young people picking up pens, stepping onto stages, and declaring themselves present. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, Youth Speaks produces local and national youth poetry slams, festivals, and reading series, alongside a comprehensive slate of arts-in-education programs during the school day, after school, and on weekends. Videography: John Wetmore, Ryan Shank, Claudia Romano, Lillian Schneyer, Kamila Young Editing: Alexis Ligon http://www.festival.si.edu/blog/2016/brave-new-voices-listen-and-learn/ [Catalog No. CFV10825; Copyright 2016 Smithsonian Institution]

Youth Speaks poet Benjamin Earl Turner at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Benjamin Earl Turner is a member of Youth Speaks, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization based out of San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. Their aim is to “create safe spaces that challenge young people to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change.” He, along with other poets from the organization, clearly exhibits his passion for speaking out against injustice, exposing inequitable societal norms, and acting as a catalyst for change. Members of Youth Speaks performed at the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival as part of the "Sounds of California" program. Videography: John Wetmore, Ryan Shank, Claudia Romano, Lillian Schneyer, Kamila Young Editing: Alexis Ligon http://www.festival.si.edu/blog/2016/youth-speaks-diatribe-of-a-shepards-son-by-benjamin-earl-turner/ [Catalog No. CFV10823; Copyright 2016 Smithsonian Institution]

Your Water Might Come from the Moon in the Future

Smithsonian Channel
From building a resupply station in low Earth orbit, to mining minerals on nearby asteroids, private enterprise is already planning moneymaking missions to space. From: SPACE VOYAGES: Open For Business http://bit.ly/1kHuj5q

Your Ticket to Space: Commercial Spaceflight - STEM in 30

National Air and Space Museum
Orion, Dragon, and Starliner. These are not the names of mythical creatures, or far off vessels. These are the first line of commercial space vehicles ready to take humans to space in the near future. Will you get a ride? In this episode learn about commercial spaceflight and the rockets that will get them into space. https://airandspace.si.edu/connect/stem-30

Your Eclipse: How Can You Be Ready for the Big Day?

National Air and Space Museum
How can you safely view the August 21 solar eclipse? What is a solar eclipse? Where can you see this upcoming eclipse? All of those questions and more will be answered in this “What’s New in Aerospace?” webcast. See More: airandspace.si.edu/live
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