Making Contact

Straddling Borders

Existing in two worlds can complicate your identity and complete it–whether it’s understanding your medicine man grandfather, to deepening the concept of love through a different tongue, these storytellers takes us around the world from Colombia to Papua New Guinea, seeking definition and connections with presumably different cultures.


Francis Rojas, Jeremiah Barber, William Guillermo Ortiz,  Curandero / Medicine Man, Florentina Mocanu-Schendel, Doctoral Candidate at Stanford University, Warama Kurupel, Limol Village Leader, Grace Maher, Robai Reend, Donai Kurupel, Pingam Uziag, Jenny Dobola, Loni Garaiyi, Sandra Dikai, Merol Kwe, Manaleato Kolea

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Ingrid Rojas Contreras, San Francisco-based author and essayist

Language Documentation and Revitalization

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