How Native American Youth Are Reviving Tribal Bonds Through Photography
Young Crow Indians team up with Nat Geo photographers to explore the roots of their community.
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In the Crow Indian tradition, the clan system is what binds members of the community together, creating a network of material and spiritual support that extends beyond blood relatives. But as mainstream Western culture takes the place of indigenous beliefs, this tradition is in danger of disappearing. For five days this summer, National Geographic photographers and mentors taught Crow Indian youth how to use photography as a way of telling the stories of their community and rediscovering their tribal roots.
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