Wisconsin Life

Ho-Chunk Life

Clip: Season 4 Episode 4 | 6m 13s

Jon Greendeer is a renaissance man and in so many ways he is self-taught. As an adult he taught himself his native language, how to make ceremonial wooden bowls and the importance of self-discipline. The Former Ho-Chunk President shares his values, struggles with addiction and his way of life as it relates to sovereignty in the future.

Aired: 10/19/16

Rating: TV-G

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