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Wisconsin's Native American Tourism Shines in Peter Greenberg's Hidden Gems
Posted on: 9/21/2012
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s rich Native American history, culture and arts are being showcased for a worldwide audience this fall on travel news journalist Peter Greenberg’s “Hidden Gems” online video series. The six-part series takes a closer look into the state’s 11 Native American tribes, tribal villages, museums and parks and the experiences they offer visitors.
“We are incredibly excited that the world will get to experience Wisconsin’s Native American tourism through Peter Greenberg’s ‘Hidden Gems’,” said Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett. “The videos do a fantastic job showcasing our tribes and what they offer travelers. ‘Hidden Gems’ uncovers tucked away treasures in our state that most people have yet to experience.”
The first two-minute episode of the series, “Hidden Gems: Wisconsin – Meet the Nations,” is now airing on Peter Greenberg Worldwide. A new two-minute segment will be posted each Friday at 11 a.m. CT for the following five weeks with the final full-length episode to complete the series airing in six weeks. The episodes will also run on the Huffington Post, AARP and other national websites as well as posted on Peter Greenberg’s newsletter and social media pages. Travelers can also watch the videos on TravelWisconsin.com.
The videos were shot in July at various locations throughout the state. Tribes and experiences filmed include: the Red Cliff Chippewa; the Oneida Nation; the Menominee Nation; the Bear River Pow-wow in Lac du Flambeau; Frog Bay Tribal National Park; Waswagoning Ojibwe Indian Village; the Woodland Indian Art Gallery; Wolf River; Oneida Nation cultural heritage site, the Menominee Forest and others.
The videos were created in partnership with Native American Tourism of Wisconsin (NATOW) and filmed with the help of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
About Peter Greenberg
Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. He is the Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and CBS Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms. Peter is also host of the nationally syndicated Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show, broadcast each week from a different remote location around the world.
About Travel Wisconsin
The mission of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is to market the state as the Midwest’s premier travel destination by executing industry-leading marketing programs and establishing strategic partnerships. The Department plays a significant role in generating greater economic impact and jobs for Wisconsin. The portal for traveler information can be found at www.travelwisconsin.com.