Homegrown: Future Visions

Seed Warriors

Directed by Rebekka Schlichting.

Follow a group of seed keepers in their ancestral homelands of Nebraska as they seek to regain sovereignty over the food system. By reclaiming their sacred corn seeds, they work to return to the healthy, traditional lifeways of the Pawnee people.

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