Three ways to incorporate dandelions into your home and kitchen

Wild dandelions, often seen as pesky weeds, are a versatile and nutritious ingredient that can be used in dozens of ways. Packed with vitamins and minerals, every part of the dandelion, from root to flower, offers unique flavors and health benefits. Below we’ve highlighted three innovative ways to incorporate these resilient plants into your home […]

Four Indigenous-made gifts to delight dad this Father’s Day

Girl with curly brown hair holding a Happy Father's Day card behind her back. She is facing her father who is out of focus, but can be seen looking surprised and happy and sitting on a blue couch

Father’s Day is the perfect time to show appreciation for the special fathers and father figures in our lives with thoughtful and unique gifts. This year, consider gifting your dad gourmet treats that cater to his culinary passions. From tender bison and berry pemmican bars to savory canned seafood, mouthwatering barbecue sauce, and aromatic smoked […]

Refreshing Hibiscus-Peppermint Herbal Tea Popsicles for Summer

Close up of pink popsicle with berries on top

by Rachel Walters at tribalteaco.com As the temperature rises and summer approaches, there is no better way to beat the heat than with a refreshing and revitalizing treat. These Hibiscus-Peppermint herbal tea popsicles are not only delicious but also packed with flavor and natural goodness. Let’s dive into the recipe:  Ingredients:  2 cups brewed Tribal […]

Chokecherries 101

wild chokecherries

Chokecherries, or Prunus Virginiana,  grow on shrubs and small trees all across  the U.S., except in the deep South. They are native to North America and are in the same genus as cherries and plums. They are best known for their exciting, sour and tangy flavor. Chokecherries are one of the most widely distributed woody […]

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 […]

A guide to Native American restaurants across the U.S.

A guide to Native American restaurants across the U.S. a photo of a restaurant with a white plate and wine glasses

Planning a family vacation or road trip? Don’t forget to add these Native American restaurants to your itinerary! Below we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Native restaurants in the U.S. Let us know if you have another favorite Native restaurant, café or food truck in the U.S. that we may have missed!  […]

Interview with an Indigenous Chef: Freddie Bitsoie

Interview with an Indigenous Chef: Freddie Bitsoie

Name: Freddie Bitsoie Location: Gallup, NM Education/background: Scottsdale Culinary Institute Business name: F J Bits Tribe: Navajo   What led to your passion for indigenous foods?   That is a loaded question because it was an unplanned journey in my anthropology studies. Back in 2007-08 I came across the term, “native American cuisine”. It did not make sense to me, but it was one that was very […]

Snacks for your next outdoor adventure

Hiking and camping season has arrived! We’ve made a list of snack ideas that are healthy and can be easily packed and stored for outdoor travel. Share your favorite camping snacks with us in the comments.   P.S. Don’t forget to protect your skin and apply Little Hands Hawaii sunscreen before heading outdoors!  Tanka Bars Tanka buffalo bars are built on our ancestors’ knowledge of the Ideal Portable […]