Partnering with Native Communities in Wisconsin and Montana
Wild Turnips for White Corn: Building Tribal Food Sovereignty on the Fort Peck Reservation Using Oral History and Digitally Mapped Trade Networks
"Indigenous food sovereignty is about more than just getting healthy, local food into urban Native centers and onto reservations. Indigenous food sovereignty works to rebuild and strengthen communities’ relationships to the land. For centuries, settler colonialism disrupted the culturally and ecologically specific ways Indigenous communities functioned within their food systems. Today, communities across Turtle Island (North America) are building a food sovereignty movement that contributes to economic development, health, ecological sustainability and cultural connection, while creating jobs for Indigenous people to utilize their place-based knowledge. The challenge for many of these activists, however, is to design food sovereignty efforts that do not inadvertently reproduce or exacerbate existing inequalities, but instead help to dismantle structural oppression and build collective agency from within Indigenous foodsheds."
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Make traditional Lakota bison and wild turnip stew