Prairie Sportsman

Ricing the Traditional Way

Clip: Season 9 Episode 3 | 7m 58s

Follow Anishinaabe teenagers who are learning traditional practices for harvesting wild rice, as part of the Circle of Life Academy’s curriculum. Located in the heart of the White Earth community, the school teaches native language and culture in its rigorous academic program, which has dramatically increased reading and math scores and graduation rates, says Superintendent Ricky White.

Aired: 02/11/18

Rating: NR

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