tag: food

Janie Hipp
For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
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Fishing for king and chum salmon on the Yukon River in Alaska is cancelled this year because fish numbers are so low.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
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Pregnant women need a healthy diet to minimize the risk of developmental problems with their babies. But many Indigenous people have limited access to fresh food and good nutritional guidance.
Vision Maker Media
Native America Calling will hear from filmmakers and representatives from Vision Maker Media about the projects and the power of Native documentary film.
Ashley Bowers
The Klamath River flows through two states and the lands of several tribal nations. There’s not enough water to meet everyone’s needs.
Sammy Gensaw
Concurrent crises, including the coronavirus, have worsened the food insecurity within the Yurok Tribe, spurring some to explore their own solutions.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
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4-H programs evolved to incorporate Native farming and ranching methods to both educate young people and keep Native knowledge thriving.
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Spring and early summer means many Native communities are celebrating the cultural and culinary significance of strawberries.
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Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
Mount Adams
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
Cicada on a leaf
Native America Calling will get some Native entomology and talk about the culinary bounty of cicada season and the role they and other insects play in Indigenous diets.
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Native America Calling will talk about how to include more traditional foods into what we put on our plates every day.
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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.
Fawn Sharp
Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.
chuckhoskin
The Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
Ho Chunk Inc. Multi-family Investment Properties.
The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.
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The coronavirus pandemic has led to rising rates of domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health problems and food insecurity among Native people in California.
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The Kiowa Tribe ramped up emergency assistance efforts for citizens as severe weather conditions are now only beginning to abate in Oklahoma.
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Among Native cultures, Pueblos in New Mexico have a distinctive loaf, Canadian First Nations in Canada have variations on bannock, and almost everyone is familiar with fry bread.
jakeangeliqanonshaman
One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.
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A restaurant kitchen can be an intimidating place, especially for women.
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When the coronavirus hit a community bordering the Tohono O’odham Nation, the shelves of its one grocery story were cleaned out.
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Fresh shell eggs are now available to 28 more tribes throughout the country, thanks to a fresh produce program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.
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The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is reimagining Pueblo Harvest Restaurant as the Indian Pueblo Kitchen, an innovative teaching kitchen and restaurant centered around Indigenous cuisine education and exploration.
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The makers of the new film “Gather” assert that Native food rights are human rights and food helps keep Native people connected to culture.
cherokeebison
Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
cherokeenation
A fundamental principle of our Cherokee culture is that we should consider the impact of what we do today on the next seven generations of future Cherokees.
melanieconnors
For the Ojibwe people, the healing power of the annual wild rice harvest transcends the pandemic.
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MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, announced eight new Indigenous Communities Fellows. Recipients received a total of $105,000 in funding.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has struck hardest at the poorest populations, including Native Americans.
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Hospitals are combating health disparities among Native Americans by teaching new mothers strong breastfeeding practices.
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The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.
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The Yurok Agricultural Corporation recently purchased 26-acres of land that will be used to develop a culturally relevant food sovereignty program on the Yurok Reservation in northern California.