A group of middle school students gathered last month in Lac du Flambeau to learn outdoor winter skills. Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission organized the weekend camp. As WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski reports, it’s as much about cultural preservation as it is getting outdoors.
At Deep Snow Camp, most of the activities are focused on survival skills like building a snow shelter or ice fishing with simple materials. But a lot of the sessions focus on another type of survival: the cultural kind.