Learn about harvesting the turnip in late spring and its uses.

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Listen to stories of how the Cheyenne people and others celebrated harvesting the turnip.


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Main food source (0:12)
Braid into ropes (0:45)
A story about two girls (1:45)
An old Cheyenne tradition during the turnip harvest (2:59)
How to harvest (6:40)
Girls taught survival skills (8:50)