Rice Harvest

By Finn Ryan | September 15, 2014


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Wild rice isn’t actually a rice at all. It’s an aquatic grass that has been an important food for native people for centuries. Fred Ackley, Jr., from the Mole Lake Reservation learned to harvest rice from his grandmother, and he continues to harvest and process it to this day.

This story was produced by Finn Ryan for The Ways.

Finn Ryan

Finn Ryan

Finn Ryan is an independent producer and director. His work can be viewed at finnryan.com.

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