Food and Cultural Practices at Mission Garden


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Food and Cultural Practices at Mission Garden 2+

This course will provide an overview of the national Indigenous Food Sovereignty movement to restore and re-claim agricultural and cultural practices related to food production by Native American tribal nations.  A local example will highlight the work at Mission Garden where traditional crops and growing methods from a variety of cultural groups have been re-established.

Presenters:  Alyce Sadongei, Executive Director, Mission Garden and Kendall Kroesen, Ph.D. Outreach Coordinator, Mission Garden.   Alyce Sadongei (Kiowa/Tohono O’odham) was the first Native American director of the American Indian Museum Studies Program at the Smithsonian Institution.  Subsequently she served as Assistant Curator for Native American Relations at the Arizona State Museum.

2 Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. in March, the 5th and 12th in the Activity Center’s Hopi Room.

Click HERE for a brief introductory video