Native View: Tribal Government - Issues Facing the Turtle Mountain Chippewa

Issues include employment, economic development, gaming and education.

Tribal Chairman Richard LaFromboise and Councilman Raphael DeCoteau describe the government of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa.

The Turtle Mountain Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe and Prairie Public did a series of programs on topics relevant to life on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, hosted by Pam Belgarde. The series portrayed a variety of aspects of Native American life to the public, both Indian and non-Indian, including tradition, art, music, government, gaming, health, education, and economic development.

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Bob Dambach (Executive Producer), Joyce Burr (Producer), Pam Belgrade (Host), Mike Trosman (Managing Producer), Deb Piper (Producer/Director), Sherri Narranjo (Floor Director), Mike Armstrong (Audio), Travis Jensen, Paul Lentz, Rob Ulven (Camera Operators), Steve Borman (Editor), Rochelle Siems (Graphic Design), Mark Sanderson (Video Engineering)


“Native View” Prairie Public and Turtle Mt. Chippewa 1993

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