Thousands of years before Europeans arrived, Indigenous people thrived across the land eating local food. I wanted to share some of my favorite Indigenous recipes and Indigenous-inspired recipes that you can make at home.
Our traditional foods have nourished us well since the time of our creation and have been of fundamental importance to our culture. We developed sophisticated techniques to preserve a variety of foods year round to keep our bodies strong and this knowledge has carried us well into our current place
For many Indigenous communities, three seeds - corn, beans, and squash represent the most important crops. When planted together, the Three Sisters, work together to help one another thrive and survive.
A poem in the footnotes by Métis writer and academic Jessie Loyer. Students will learn about the process to make pemmican and may reflect on how culture shapes our understanding of the world. Recommended for grades 9-12 by the author.
This web publication has the purpose to describe and to reference the published literature on traditional animal foods known and used by Indigenous Peoples of northern North America. We present information on the locations of the cultures whose peoples have used, and often continue to use, these foods.