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Climate Change Threatens Midwest's Wild Rice, A Staple For Native Americans02:42

 

August 8, 2018



Each year, Dylan Jennings harvests wild rice from the lakes and rivers near his home in northern Wisconsin. He and a partner use a canoe, nosing carefully through rice beds and knocking rice kernels into the boat's hull using special sticks.

"It's a really long process," he says. "It starts with identifying the area where you are going to go ricing and knowing those areas in a very intimate way."

http://www.wbur.org/npr/632840187/climate-change-threatens-midwests-wild-rice-a-staple-for-native-americans


 

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