Regenerating the Ecosystem With Wild Rice: Anishinaabe Manoomin

James Whetung2020-11-12

This webinar was presented in the 2020 Webinar Series organized by Regeneration Canada on November 12th, 2020.

For 38 years now, James Whetung, founder of Black Duck Wild Rice, has been working to restore Manoomin (wild rice) to Rice Lake, home to the Curve Lake First Nation. In this webinar conversation, he discusses the history and culture behind Manoomin, the disappearance and resurgence of the sacred plant, how restoring it helps bring life back to the lake's ecosystem, as well as his journey of learning with elders about traditional gathering and processing.

Duration: 61 min.

Available in: English

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