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.
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Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language by Arlene Blackdeer
Language Apprentice: Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language by Arlene Blackdeer
Arlene Blackdeer, a language apprentice for the Hoocak Waaziija Haci Language Division of the Ho-Chunk Nation, shares her experience and community's effort to bring back and revitalize the Ho-Chunk language. This story is part of The Ways, an ongoing series on culture and language from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. Published on May 2, 2013 More at The Ways here.
EarthSayer Arlene Blackdeer
Lady Thunderhawks: Leading the Way by Jessica House
Lake Superior Whitefish: Carrying on a Family Tradition by Pat Peterson
Spearfishing: A Living History by Jason Bisonette
Prayers in a Song by Tall Paul
Powwow Trail: Keeping the Beat by Dylan Jennings
Hunting Deer: Sharing the Harvest by Greg "Biskakone" Johnson
Menominee Language Revitalization by Ron Corn, Jr.
Clan Mother: Healing the Community by Molly Miller