Food And Tribal Sovereignty, Wisconsin Election Won’t Be Postponed, Police Enforcement Of ‘Safer At Home’

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We discuss Ho-Chunk ingredients and cooking, and the food sovereignty movement with chef and a Ho-Chunk tribal member. Then we learn about a judge’s decision to not delay Wisconsin’s April election. And a police chief explains how officers are making sure people stay ‘safer at home.’

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Ho-Chunk Cooking And Tribal Food Sovereignty

    Food is a great way to connect with your roots, and the tribal food sovereignty movement is putting it into practice. Our guest shares traditional Ho-Chunk ingredients and cooking, and talks about how her work with farmers, chefs, and seed savers is empowering tribal communities through food.

  • Judge Denies Request To Postpone April Election Despite Coronavirus Concerns

    A federal judge denied requests to postpone Wisconsin’s April 7 election, despite concerns raised by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Judge William Conley argued it was up to the Governor and state Legislature to make the decision but did shift two election deadlines for voters. We’ll talk to a reporter about the news and what it will mean for the upcoming election.

  • How Police Are Enforcing The 'Safer At Home' Order

    We talk to a police chief about how he and other departments around Wisconsin are working to enforce Governor Evers’ order that residents largely stay in their homes to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Elena Terry Guest
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Chief Sean Marschke Guest

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