Standing Silent Nation

Standing Silent Nation

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Sunday June 3, 2007

If you are interested in broadcasting or screening this title, please contact Assistant Director Georgiana Lee at georgiana.lee@unl.edu.

When the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed an ordinance separating industrial hemp from its illegal cousin, marijuana, Alex White Plume researched hemp and found it to be a versatile, sustainable crop that could grow in the inhospitable soil of the South Dakota Badlands--envisioning a new economy.

 
 

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