Lady Thunderhawks: Leading The Way

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The Lady Thunderhawks are the Oneida Nation High School girls basketball team. Jessica House, a senior and captain of the team, considers how team membership affects her identity as a member of her community and the Oneida Nation. The story explores the role of the basketball team in the community and highlights the importance of language and culture in school. This video is part of The Ways, a series of stories on culture and language from Native communities around the central Great Lakes.

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