Lac Du Flambeau Youth Compete In Traditional Ojibwe Winter Games


By Joe Astrouski and Tegan Wendland | November 18, 2014

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Dallas Hart, an 8th Grader at Lac du Flambeau Public School, joins his classmates for the annual Ojibwe Winter Games, a celebration of traditional culture that includes outdoor winter games that date back centuries.

Producer Tegan Wendland attended the third annual Ojibwe Winter Games. Hear what participants (both educators and students) had to say about what it means to bring long-lost Native American traditions back to life.

November is Native American Heritage Month, a chance to learn more about the rich history, cultures, and traditions of Native Americans. For more about Wisconsin’s Native Communities, visit The Ways.

Joe Astrouski

Joe Astrouski is a reporter for the “Wisconsin Life” project who travels the state, telling the stories of people and their passions. In his spare time, Joe enjoys fishing, hiking and eating his way across the Midwest with his wife, Charity.  Astrouski is a reporter, field producer and narrator for “Wisconsin...

Tegan Wendland

Tegan Wendland is a freelance journalist and radio producer. 
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