Exploring Food Sovereignty and Cultural Identities of Food Systems
Morgridge Center for Public Service at Bagels and Research: Community-based Research
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Morgridge Center for Public Service (1st Floor), Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
Presenter: Becca Dower, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe and graduate student in the School of Human Ecology Becca will talk about her research in food sovereignty, specifically with Native Nations across the country. Using oral tradition around food, this presentation will seek to explore culturally significant foods based in place. She will then draw from contemporary food sovereignty movements to examine food history in the states and how it is unique for Native people.