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Posts tagged Native Americans

February 26, 2018

 

Food Box Plan And Health? Native Americans Know All Too Well

The USDA has long given canned, shelf-stable food aid to tribes, with devastating health effects.

November 3, 2017

 

Seeds to Benefit Pine Ridge, and Hot Soup for Cold Days

Want to save seeds from your bean plants? Pick lots of beans, early. It tricks the plant into producing more beans.

September 6, 2017

 

For Navajos, Desert ‘Tea’ Fosters Kinship With Heritage

Gathering the flowers of the greenthread plant for tea connects this Navajo schoolteacher to her grandmother. Drinking the tea helps her avoid sugary sodas.

January 15, 2017

 

Bears Ears Monument Is A Win For Tribal Food Sovereignty

The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah, but critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.

November 24, 2016

 

To Save Heritage Turkeys, We Must Eat Them

Heritage turkeys descended from birds brought by British settlers that mated with turkeys native to the U.S.

November 15, 2016

 

Bringing Indigenous Foods Back To The Table

Sacred Seed aims to bring back the corn-growing traditions that were once central to the diet and culture of many Plains Indian tribes.

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