Value Our Traditions/Sacred Tobacco a radio series about reclaiming and honoring traditional American Indian tobacco Supported by ClearWay Minnesota
In these short radio segments, we feature American Indians from Minnesota, sharing their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco, reclaiming sacred tobacco and honoring their heritage.
Donny speaks about his job at the White Earth Addiction Program, and how he helps people understand more what about what the nicotine does to the body, to the heart and lungs. He suggests finding a hobby to help relax and handle stress differently.
Ronald shares how he uses Sacred Tobacco to pray and notes how doing so just make you feel better. When he attends a funeral ceremony he brings a bag of tobacco to share with others, because it is a natural thing to do.