Waswagoning Elder teaches language and respect

Produced by Nick Vander Puy
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin (NFICTV)

Joe Chosa is almost ninety years old. For many years he managed Simpson electric in Lac du Flambeau. Chosa also teaches the Ojibwe language.

He served as a rice chief for his tribe and still manages to get out harvesting. Chosa talks about the importance of offering tobacco and explains some northern Wisconsin place names.

"The children are learning to respect the land."

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