Tribal Histories Screening: Lac Du Flambeau and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe History


Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm


Union South, Madison

12 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12
The Marquee Cinema
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Union South
1308 W. Dayton Street.
Madison, WI

This screening features two 30-minute segments on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe and Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe tribes.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe History: Recorded in the natural settings of the regions that native people have called home for centuries, the Tribal Histories series features tribal members sharing the challenges, triumphs, and time-honored traditions that have shaped their vibrant communities. In this program, educator and former tribal chairman Rick St. Germaine tells of the Ojibwe band’s history.

Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe History: On the bank of Crawling Stone Lake, Ernie St. Germaine shares stories handed down by the Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe. He tells of the migration from Madeline Island to their present location, describes how the original six clans were given to the people, remembers the volatile spear-fishing controversy, and explains the importance of passing on stories to future generations.

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These screenings are sponsored by Our Shared Future and PBS Wisconsin.