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Lighting the 7th Fire

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PBS Premiere: July 4, 1995


A Chippewa prophecy foretells a time called the 7th Fire when lost traditions will be recovered. Native American filmmaker Sandra Sunrising Osawa examines how the Chippewa Indians of Northern Wisconsin have struggled to restore the centuries-old tradition of spearfishing — and the heated opposition they have encountered.


TAGS: chippewa, native american, native rights, spearfishing, wisconsin

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Lighting the 7th Fire

Premiere Date: July 4, 1995

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Filmmaker: Sandra Sunrising Osawa


Sandra Sunrising Osawa
Sandra Sunrising Osawa

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