Growing Native Great Lakes: Turtle Island
Four-part series | Shirley Sneve & Charles "Boots" kennedye
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.
Release: November 8, 2018
Expiration: November 7, 2022
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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