Season 1

Episode 10: Fishing Rights

A very different episode, but something that I thought was important and interesting.  Last week, the day before the fishing opener, members of White Earth and Leech Lake decided to fish without state licenses.  They were reclaiming what they described as their “treaty rights” to hunt, fish and gather in the state of Minnesota.  Its a contentious issue that has gone to court in other areas of the state and country with the Native American’s usually winning.  The video is not a balanced perspective on the issue, but just a look at what happened at the event and how some Native Americans feel about the issue.