The Ways: Great Lakes Native Culture & Language
The Ways is on ongoing series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. This online educational resource for 6-12 grade students features videos, interactive maps, and digital media exploring contemporary Native culture and language. The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities. The Ways is a production of Wisconsin Media Lab.
Curated by earthSayer
Lady Thunderhawks: Leading the Way by Jessica House
Jessica House, a senior and captain of the Lady Thunderhawks, explores how team membership affects her identity as a member of her community and the Oneida Nation. This video is part of The Ways, a series of stories on culture and language from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. Published on Dec 11, 2013
Finn Ryan - Producer, Director, Photography
EarthSayers Jessica House; Lukas Korve; Finn Ryan
Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language by Arlene Blackdeer
Clan Mother: Healing the Community by Molly Miller
Prayers in a Song by Tall Paul
Hunting Deer: Sharing the Harvest by Greg "Biskakone" Johnson
Menominee Language Revitalization by Ron Corn, Jr.
Powwow Trail: Keeping the Beat by Dylan Jennings
Spearfishing: A Living History by Jason Bisonette
Lake Superior Whitefish: Carrying on a Family Tradition by Pat Peterson