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The goal of Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN) is to develop a network of Indigenous leaders, citizens, and scholars (both indigenous and non-indigenous) to build research and community capacity in relation to food sovereignty and resilience.IFKN bridges gaps between Arctic and US Southwest Indigenous knowledge systems for food and knowledge sovereignty. Indigenous Peoples in these two regions share common challenges around sustaining, revitalizing, and adapting food and knowledge practices in the context of environmental and social change. The network is built through in-person meetings that feature learning from the land and from Indigenous community hosts, as well as utilizing ...
The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is a national, award-winning Native-led nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring Native children achieve their full potential by advancing cultures of Native American community health. To achieve our mission, we work with and support tribal communities and Native-led organizations in their efforts to help Native American youth be healthy and physically active for their lifetime. The NB3 Foundation invests in community-driven and culturally-rooted programs that promote healthy nutrition, physical activity, youth development and cultural connections. The Foundation is committed to a vision that all children live healthy, happy and fulfilled lives. Learn more about NB3 ...
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The Toasted Sister Podcast is about Indigenous food sovereignty. Host, Andi Murphy (Diné) talks with Indigenous chefs, farmers and those working to highlight and strengthen Indigenous food. Guests on the show talk about Indigenous food, its origins, its future, and how it can be used to connect individuals to their culture and traditions. They also talk about issues like climate change, racism, sexism and cultural appropriation connected to Native food systems. Part of Toasted Sister's purpose is to act as an innovative means through which the audience is educated on Indigenous foodways. The show also helps listeners recapture traditional knowledge ...
Working out of Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, this youth-led project works to strengthen and re-ignite interest in traditional Pueblo farming practices among youth. The project helps to mentor interested youth in growing traditional Pueblo gardens, and helping the local community understand their food consumption, food supplies, and healthy foods through administering a local food sovereignty assessment. This group wants to make a healthy change in the way that food is consumed and incorporate agriculture back into their culture.