Q&A: PATTY LOEW, THE WARRIOR TRADITION
In 2007, former Wisconsin Public Television host and producer Patty Loew, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, wrote and produced the documentary Way of the Warrior about Native American military service. (Watch online here.)
“It’s such a prominent reality in all our communities,” she says. “I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t have a veteran in their close circle of friends and family.”
Now a professor of journalism at Northwestern University, Loew revisits these themes as a consultant on the new documentary The Warrior Tradition. The film airs 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in honor of both Native American Heritage Month and Veterans Day.
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