Manoomin: Food That Grows on the Water follows Fred Ackley Jr. from the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake as he harvests and processes manoomin, or wild rice. He explores the importance of prayer and tradition for cultural survival.
More information and stories at theways.org/manoomin
Finn Ryan - Producer, Director, Photography
Hunter Hampton - Video
Lukas Korver - Editor
A Production of Wisconsin Media Lab