For today’s show, Patty spends the hour talking about Native foodways and the work of Wild Bearies in educating and building community through Indigenous cuisine with founder and executive chef Elena Terry of the Ho-Chunk Nation. From Indigenous seed distribution and decolonizing food to her own experiences butchering the hunt and foraging milkweed as a […]
Join Folklore Village on Thursday, December 17 from 5-7 pm CST for a free, online program bringing together Elena Terry, a tradition bearer and chef from the Ho-Chunk Nation, and Dr. Lucy Long, a folklorist who specializes in food ways and culinary traditions. This event will feature a cooking demonstration followed by a conversation exploring […]
Ho-Chunk peoples have lived in this region for an estimated 12,000 years, and the Ho-Chunk Nation currently owns land in 14 counties in Wisconsin, including Dane County. For today’s show, guest host Ron Luskin is joined by Dan Brown, executive manager at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison and former vice president of the Ho-Chunk Nation, to discuss […]
Melissa Smith of Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf and Jon Thundercloud of the Ho-Chunk Nation discuss the Wolf and Wildlife Conservation and Coexistence Initiative Conference to be held July 15-16 at the Ho-Chunk Convention Center in Baraboo. Conference information is available from Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf.
Why did Governor Walker recently reject the Menominee tribe’s latest bid to open an off-reservation casino in Kenosha? Why does the governor have jurisdiction in this matter? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!