This is pure beauty. Such a moving display of youth power, food sovereignty, and cultural reclamation. It truly inspires us to see these intentional spaces for intergenerational bonding to indigenous land, foodways, and identity. Our big question that sits at the forefront of our consciousness–How do spread this model and wisdom to all communities of color? How can we connect APIs, Blacks, Latinos to their history and identity with Mother Earth and the nourishment she’s provided our peoples for generations? And in fact, how can we find the interconnectedness between our varying racial/ethnic identities through food?
This video highlights a program of The Cultural Conservancy which has a mission is to protect and restore indigenous cultures, empowering them in the direct application of their traditional knowledge and practices on their ancestral lands. Learn more about their programs to preserve native foodways here.