Conference on Native American Nutrition 2022

June 29, 2022
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Native News Online interviewed several speakers and organizers for the 2022 Conference on Native American Nutrition. Read about their work and what they presented at the conference:

Food Sovereignty and Scholarship Meet at Seeds of Native Health Conference 

  • Interview with Karen Diver, citizen of Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs at the University of Minnesota

Seeds of Native Health: Answered Prayers

  • Interview with Denisa Livingston, M.P.H (Diné), community health advocate and food justice organizer

USDA Mea Culpa

  • Interview with Alison Hard, Senior Policy Advisor of Strategic Initiatives, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Not For Ceremony: Decolonize Your Feeding by Fasting

  • Interview with Michael Yellow Bird, the dean and the professor of the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Yellow Bird is a citizen of the three affiliated tribes, the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara in North Dakota

Unravel the Knot in Your Heart and Find the Lifeline

  • Chef Nephi Craig on the practice of decolonization, unraveling the knot of colonization that is in our hearts, and using our own personal journeys to help others

Learn more about the Conference on Native American Nutrition