2008 Tribal Youth Media Videos

Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation

Climate Change and Water...

With the four seasons acting as the theme that ties this video together, the 'water' group reveals how the potential and real effects from climate change create serious challenges and puzzling questions about water. This group interviewed GLIFWC scientists Peter David, Matt Hudson, and Mark Leuhring as well as elder Joyce Miller for its video. Produced at the 2008 Tribal Youth Media Program at the LCO Community College.

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Climate Change and Wildlife...

The wildlife group interviewed GLIFWC scientists Mark Leuhring and Reggie Cadotte as well as elder Louis George to determine how climate change effects on regional wildlife are particularly relevant to the Ojibwe people. For example, the clan system is represented by important regional animals. What would it mean if they left? The video also illustrates what people can do to slow or even reverse climate change. Produced at the 2008 Tribal Youth Media Program at the LCO Community College.

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Climate Change and Culture...

Interviewing Alberta Fleming (elder) and Reggie from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC), the 'culture' group was charged with producing a video that explains climate change and its potential impacts on Ojibwe culture. Guided by Cultural Director Gordon Jourdain, the video draws a compelling parallel between the indigenous groups of the Arctic and the Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes Region. Produced at the 2008 Tribal Youth Media Program at the LCO Community College.

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Climate Change and Plants...

The effects climate change have on plants are extremely significant to the Ojibwe, especially those plants like wild rice and the sugar bush. Wild plants represent traditional foods as well as medicines that have been part of the Ojibwe way for centuries. The group interviewed GLIFWC scientist Peter David and elders Joyce Miller and Alfred Mustache for this piece. Produced at the 2008 Tribal Youth Media Program at the LCO Community College.

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