Harvest on Big Rice Lake

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Every fall, the Ojibwe tribes of northern Minnesota harvest wild rice by hand. It's a long process that involves families in canoes venturing into the tall grasses, where rice is poled and gently brushed with knockers into the bed of the canoe. The Kitchen Sisters take us to White Earth Reservation and onto Big Rice Lake in canoes to learn how one tribe sustains itself and is working to change the diet of its people through community kitchen projects. Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva also talk with Winona LaDuke, founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, about sharing the Green Party ticket with Ralph Nader, the impact of GMOs on the land and the fight to save wild rice.

Music: "Eddig Vendeg" by Csokolom and "Datachoir vii" by The Skin Horse