Indigenous Food Systems and Food Sovereignty

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“I promote these ancestral foods so that we can really uplift those and recognize this ancestral wisdom that helped keep us alive for thousands of years before colonization.”


In this episode, Mariah Gladstone discusses the definition of food sovereignty and her involvement in the indigenous food movement. She talks about what individuals can do to incorporate more indigenous, pre-colonial foods into their diet to improve health outcomes, combat chronic disease, and prevent diabetes. 

Mariah Gladstone is Blackfeet and Cherokee and lives on the Blackfeet Nation in Northwest Montana. She is the founder of Indigikitchen, an online cooking show that reteaches information about Indigenous food preparation.

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