Featuring Jessica House, Oneida Nation, helping to lead the Lady Thunderhawks. More information can be found here: http://theways.org/story/lady-thunderhawks
Kayla Gebeck, Red Lake Ojibwe, studies linguistics and Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. She’s a 1491 and she represents. Cinematography by Hillary Abe. Directed and Edited by Dallas Goldtooth and Ryan Red Corn. Music by Little Otter
Want more information about Jingle Dance? Check out: http://iiamericas.org/the-pow-wow/the-jingle-dress-dance/
As a young boy, Wayne Valliere’s grandmother said to him, “Your grandfathers are written throughout history. I challenge you and your brothers to think, what will your grandchildren say about you someday?” That inspired Valliere to pass on his Native American culture to young people in his community. One of the ways he does that is by teaching them how to craft traditional birchbark canoes. (Excerpt from http://video.wpt.org/video/2365153162/)
Learn about Greg Biskakone Johnson through the video below and checking out: http://theways.org/story/hunting-deer.
Greg talks about rights and regulations, have you heard of AIM? Check out a photo and read about this civil rights group here http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/sccl/id/185.
Learn about Arlene Blackdeer and her part in revitalizing the Ho-Chunk language. Read more by checking out: http://theways.org/story/language-apprentice
Today there are fewer than ten first language speakers and fewer than 20 fluent speakers of Menominee. Learn about Ron and Mimikweah Corn from the Menominee nation and read more by checking out: http://theways.org/story/living-language
From Science Nation via CCC! Streaming Media comes "The Ojibwa language is quickly disappearing, but Mary Hermes from the University of Minnesota at Duluth is working to keep it alive. She's using native Ojibwa speakers and video technology to help others learn the language in the most natural way." Check out http://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/ and try translating a few words.
Chair of the Menominee Nation, Laurie Boivin, delivered the 2014 State of the Tribes Address — a tradition that grew out of need, realized by the tribes and by the Wisconsin legislative leadership, to improve communications between our governments.