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Growing Native Great Lakes: Turtle Island

Four-part series | Shirley Sneve & Charles "Boots" kennedye

  • SYNOPSIS

The Great Lakes and connecting waterways have remained the center of traditional and contemporary economies for centuries. Meet the Ojibwe and a tribe that was relocated to this region—the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin who care for these lands. Natural resources are the Tribes’ main economy, including the famous Red Lake walleye and wild rice lakes.

57 minutes

Release: November 8, 2018

Expiration: November 7, 2022

Distributor: APT

NOLA: GNAT 103

About the Filmmakers

Shirley Sneve is the former executive director of Vision Maker Media. She now works as the CEO and Executive Director of Tiwahe Foundation in Minneapolis. 

Charles “Boots” Kennedye is a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and for the last ten years a documentary producer for the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority. Kennedye has headed many of the major projects produced by OETA including a 100-part Oklahoma story collective Centennial Stories, winning his first of five Heartland Emmy Awards. 

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