Traditions are what bring us together and help to define the cultures we are a part of! Let’s celebrate the pieces of our heritage passed down from generation to generation!

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Celebrating Culture and Empowering Youth in Hawaii

8 minutes

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By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

How can farming blend scholarship, tradition, empowerment, and service to the community? MA'O farms in Hawaii is empowering the young people of Oahu's Waianae coast with a program that is changing countless lives and building a stronger future!
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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Modern World

15 minutes

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By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

The weaving traditions of Peru are not only breathtaking in their beauty, but they preserve and celebrate a long cultural heritage of the handcrafted. On this edition of Saturdays Around the World, we take a journey to the Andes for a spectacular glimpse of tradition.
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Hunting with the Help of the Golden Eagle

28 minutes

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By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

The Golden Eagle Hunters of western Mongolia have been hunting with the help of eagles for generations. Here is an up close look at the tradition from a perspective only a GoPro can provide!
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Haenyeo: Korea’s Aging Mermaids

17 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Meet the Haenyeo, Korea's sea women. These women, many of whom are grandmothers, take to the sea everyday freediving for their livelihood.
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How Spain’s Human Towers Define Community

15 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

How do you build a tower of people 50 feet tall and weighing as much as three elephants? Maybe more importantly, why? The castell builders of Catalonia, Spain are, quite literally, the definition of an uplifting and supportive community.
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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

15 minutes

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By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!
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Is Tradition the Secret Ingredient to Great Food?

8 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

If you want to have a really, really good tortilla, you're going to need the best corn. Masienda is a company not only supporting Mexico's small heirloom corn farmers but bringing the practices that enhance the nutritional powers of the grain back into the market.
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Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Rapa Nui

20 minutes

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By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is well known for its Moai. While many go to see these incredible stone statues that tower over the landscape, few are introduced to the rich culture they represent. This is the story of that culture and the people working to preserve it!
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The Traditions of This Tribe Have Left Quite a Mark

8 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

What you can find in the mountains of the Philippines may stay with you forever, especially if you happen to visit Apo Whang-Od in her village. She’s single handedly working and teaching to keep her culture’s tradition alive!
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Tradition on the Track

15 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Samantha Burns

Since the invention of the wheel, racing has been a part of life... but why do millions of people come together around car racing? Its appeal, like so many other sports, begins with something simple: community.
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Travel to the Land Where Real Wasabi Grows!

18 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Samantha Burns

Yes, it's true, the "wasabi" you know is most likely not actually wasabi! We're traveling into Japan to meet one of the people growing the real deal to learn more about the cultural impact of this product and why it's so precious and pricey. It may remind us of a few of our own treasured treats!
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The Last Hallucinogenic Honey Hunters of Nepal

15 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

What could come from documenting some of the most remarkable human traditions? Today we head to breathtaking heights on the steep cliffs of Nepal and have the privilege of looking behind the scenes of what's said to be the last traditional hallucinogenic honey harvest. You won't want to miss this!
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