Onondaga Nation, New York – Angela Ferguson opens a door unveiling thousands of jars filled with corn seeds from across Turtle Island. The color and the sheer number of seed varieties washing over the room is overwhelming in and of itself, but it is what these seeds represent that is truly inspiring. Angela Ferguson is […]
OGLALA SIOUX NATION, U.S.A. – Blood staining their hands, dozens of men, women and children are wielding knives in the schoolyard. Bones and flesh and entrails are heaped in mounds all around. This scene in the heartlands of the United States is, however, anything but the kind of violent outbreak besieging schools across the country. […]
For the Wampis Nation in the Peruvian Amazon, protecting their territory and living well go hand in hand with reclaiming and strengthening their own ancestral knowledge, wisdom, practices and customs. Nowhere is the connection between territory, well-being, culture and autonomy more clear than in the efforts of Shinguito, a Wampis community on the Kankaim river. […]
A conventional “western” diet is well known for its negative impact on public health, but what are the health impacts of indigenous food? How are Indigenous peoples reclaiming their traditional foods and incorporating these foods into their diets? What are the specific plants and animals that Indigenous Peoples consume and what are their methods for […]
Our health is directly related to the food we eat, but what are the health outcomes of traditional foods? In this new article series, Intercontinental Cry will explore the relationship between Indigenous peoples’ foods and their health. A conventional diet is increasingly recognized for its negative impact on public health, giving rise to chronic problems […]
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