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
Spearfishing: A Living History by Jason Bisonette
Spearfishing: A Living History explores the tradition and practice of spearfishing through the eyes of Jason Bisonette, a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. Jason wants to give his son Samuel an Ojibwe education so that he too can become a provider for his family and community. Published on May 29, 2014
EarthSayers Jason Bisonette; Lukas Korver; Finn Ryan
Powwow Trail: Keeping the Beat by Dylan Jennings
Clan Mother: Healing the Community by Molly Miller
Lake Superior Whitefish: Carrying on a Family Tradition by Pat Peterson
Lady Thunderhawks: Leading the Way by Jessica House
Menominee Language Revitalization by Ron Corn, Jr.
Hunting Deer: Sharing the Harvest by Greg "Biskakone" Johnson
Prayers in a Song by Tall Paul
Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language by Arlene Blackdeer