Interview with an Indigenous Farmer: Angie Comeaux

Angie Comeaux is standing near a body of water wearing a shirt that says "Indigenous Women resistance colonialisma nd patriarchy since 1492." She is holding a basket of foraged plants.

Name: Angie Comeaux Location: Florala, Alabama Education/background: Nurse, trained clinical herbal practitioner, farmer Farm name: Hvrvnrvcukwv Ueki-honecv (Hummingbird Springs) Farm Tribal affiliation: Mvskoke, Chahta, Aniyvwiya What led to your passion for indigenous foods? As a nurse, I could see how much of an impact food and nutrition have on our bodies and healing. Since time […]

Interview with an Indigenous Chef: Bryce Michael Edward Stevenson

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Name: Bryce Michael Edward Stevenson Location: Mooingwanekaaning-minis (Madeline Island) Education: Associate of Art in Graphic Design; Bachelor of Art in Indigenous Literature/Creative Writing; Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Law (current) Business name: Miijim Tribal affiliation: Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa What led to your passion for indigenous foods? Food has always been an issue for me. […]

Interview with an Indigenous Chef: Anthony L. Warrior

Indigenous man in traditional headpiece standing at podium that reads "2022 Indigenous Peoples Summit"

Name: Anthony L. Warrior Location: Nebraska Indian Community College – Santee, NE Education/background: Bachelor of Business Management/Human Resources Business name: Warriors’ Palate Catering and Consultation Tribal affiliation: Absentee Shawnee/Mvskoke-Father; Sicangu Lakota-Mother What led to your passion for indigenous foods? I believe it started when I was a young man participating in tribal ceremonies in Oklahoma. […]

Interview with an Indigenous food activist: Kirsten Kirby-Shoote

Interview with an Indigenous food activist: Kirsten Kirby-Shoote

Name: Kirsten Kirby-Shoote  Location: Detroit, Michigan   Education/background: Worked as an apprentice on multiple farms  Business name: Seed steward at Leilú Gardens   Tribal affiliation: Tlingit   What led to your passion for indigenous foods?   My passion mostly stems from not seeing representation or accessibility, in tangible forms, of indigenous foods. Detroit is really far ahead of […]

Wild greens to forage for indigenous recipes

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This post is inspired by the book “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen” by Sean Sherman  Many people don’t know that wild greens such as dandelion greens, purslane and plantain can be used in various recipes. These plants are typically picked from lawns and considered nuisances, but many wild greens are packed with healthful vitamins and […]

Interview with an Indigenous Chef: Sean Sherman

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Name: Sean Sherman Location:  Minnesota Business name: The Sioux Chef Tribe: Oglala Lakota What led to your passion for indigenous foods? Basically, I had just been in restaurants my whole life. I started working in restaurants when I was just barely 13. So, I worked at restaurants all through high school and college. After college, […]