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VIDEO: Why Wild Rice Harvesting in Minnesota is Endangered (America Outdoors - PBS)

Aug 10, 2022 09:47AM ● By Laura Durenberger
Photo: Gary Fultz

By America Outdoors - PBS - August 9, 2022

Wild rice harvesting along the edges of Lake Superior has been a part of Anishinaabe tradition for centuries. Baratunde is invited to learn the process and tradition of gathering wild rice (manoomin) and also learns of the threats to the land faced by climate change and a potential pipeline project.

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston: Follow Baratunde Thurston, bestselling author and podcaster, as he explores the country’s diverse landscapes to see how they shape the way we work, play and interact with the outdoors. From coal miners turned beekeepers in Appalachia to Black surfers catching waves in L.A., uncover a deeper understanding of our passionate and complex relationship with the natural world.

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Why Wild Rice Harvesting in Minnesota is Endangered

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