Smokin' Fish

Smokin' Fish

Educational Resource: Viewer Discussion Guide
Program Length:
60 minutes.
Production Staff: Executive Producer: Jed Riffe; Directors: Luke Griswold-Tergis & Cory Mann (Tlingit)
Public Broadcast Release: November 2011




Cory Mann (Tlingit) is a quirky businessman hustling to make a dollar in Juneau, Alaska. He gets hungry for smoked salmon and decides to spend a summer smoking fish at a family’s traditional fish camp. The unusual story of his life and the untold history of his people interweave with the process of preparing traditional food as he struggles to pay his bills and keep his business afloat.

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Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.