Megan Schnitker has taught Lakota and Dakota history and traditional plant medicine for 14 years. She remembers learning respect for the water on the family farm in South Dakota.
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BONUS: It Holds Our Future (Live)
21:06Leah Lemm is an audio producer and musician who works to amplify Native voices. She conducted all of the interviews featured in the podcast. This episode was recorded live on Dec. 11, 2020. The beaver lodge (in the comments): https://fb.watch/2tXtSNddxF/
14:59Amanda Bailey writes poems about water, among other things. One day, she plans to return to the Gulf Coast where she was born.
Honor the Water
11:57Bozena Scheidel grew up above the Minnesota River. If you walked down the hill, you would get to the memorial for the Dakota 38.
The Roar of the River
15:28Don and Becky Waskosky live on the Le Sueur River, just south of Mankato. In 2016, they came close to losing their house to the river.
Beautiful Homes, Nice Yards
14:35Drew Campbell is a former Blue Earth County commissioner. He grew up in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, three blocks away from Bde Maka Ska.
It Brings Life
11:20Megan Schnitker has taught Lakota and Dakota history and traditional plant medicine for 14 years. She remembers learning respect for the water on the family farm in South Dakota.
There's Magic Out There
11:46Jake Fee works at the Art Center of Saint Peter in Grand Marais, up on the North Shore. He remembers fishing along the Blue Earth and Minnesota Rivers, back home in Mankato.
Introducing The Watershed
1:46From Mankato, Minnesota, this is The Watershed—a special, six-part series about our relationships with the water around us. Look for our first episode this Friday, Nov. 20th. Presented by We Are Water MN, with support from the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment and the McKnight Foundation.