Life in the Land
LIFE IN THE LAND
Connecting People & Place in Montana
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This landscape hosts critical biodiversity and is home to hardworking communities. Hear from those working together to foster resiliency for rural communities and their ecosystems, in the midst of land ownership changes and increasing drought.
This critical wildlife habitat and corridor is also home to people whose lives are guided by the land. Hear from Seeley-Swan residents and members of the neighboring Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes locally led partnerships, sustainable natural resource industry approaches, and stewardship of forested ecosystems.
The Upper Yellowstone River
The stretch of the Yellowstone River that runs through Paradise Valley supports a wealth of biodiversity and local economies driven by recreation and agriculture. This film hears perspectives underscoring that regardless of the pressure, whether it is increasing floods, droughts, or river recreation, the response is more impactful when it is guided by the river itself, and the local community members.
Hear unique perspectives from those
who are carrying on the holistic approaches and reciprocal relationships that have been
a part of Amskapi Piikani lifeways for thousands of years, in ways that empower their community moving into the future.
Big Hole Valley
This Valley is an expanse of intact grasslands and waterways which support the wildlife, working landscapes, and rural communities. Find out how people representing a diversity of needs within a watershed are coming together to find ways for a thriving coexistence.
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This district of the Crow Nation, with Wyola as its
town center, may be relatively small in population,
but has a history of being strong and resourceful.
Witness the truly grassroots efforts taking place in this community that are connecting its members,
empowering youth, and developing local economic opportunities, all in ways that honor traditional values and tap into local strengths.