The transformative use of ice in America, Red Cliff Ojibwe history

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Larry Vincent (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

We chart the historic changes in how Americans have used ice. And we hear a corrected history of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, as written by an historian and citizen of the tribe.

Featured in this Show

  • Think you know about ice?

    A writer on history and the environment explains how ice transformed American culture.

  • Correcting the history of Red Cliff Ojibwe in Wisconsin

    A historian who is a citizen of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe wrote a book correcting the inaccurate history of his tribe’s land in northern Wisconsin and other parts of the Great Lakes region. He joins us to discuss his research that has been named a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Amy Brady Guest
  • Michael Witgen Guest

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