Wisconsin Life #211: “Give Back”

November 17, 2014


Cartoonist Lynda Barry, a Wisconsin veteran on a mission and a Lac du Flambeau teen playing with history all share their Wisconsin lives in this episode. 

Stories include an annual celebration of traditional Native culture at the Ojibwe Winter Games, a Wisconsin veteran’s journey kayaking the Mississippi River, a big wheel biker in Waukesha, an innovative – accessible – ice fishing experience in Vilas County, and cartoonist Lynda Barry exploring the role art can play in our lives at all ages.

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.

More about Journey Downstream

Watch the full interview with Lynda Barry for more on her interest in the arts, in both life and learning.


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