Sokaogon Chippewa Community News

“The Ways” Manoomin Harvesting with Fred Ackley, Jr.

The Ways is an ongoing series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes, and a production of PBS Wisconsin Education.

This online educational resource for 6-12 grade students features videos, interactive maps, and digital media exploring contemporary Native culture and language. The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

This story follows Fred Ackley, Jr., as he harvests and processes manoomin.