Our Food and Knowledge Stories

Author: Althea Walker

No matter where we are in the world as Indigenous peoples, we share a lot in common. Food. Humor. Past times. Landscapes. Struggles.

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Althea Walker, Finland, IFKN Meeting, Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions
Author: Mary Beth Jäger

“Field site visit to Indigenous-led ecological restoration and monitoring in the Näätämö catchment area.” I read the Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions pre-festival itinerary again as I waited for the plane to take off t

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Mary Beth Jäger, Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions, IFKN Meeting, Finland, Fish
Author: Shawna Larson

Six years ago, I left my traditional homelands of Alaska and I moved 3,500 miles away and relocated to the desert in Tucson, Arizona.

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Shawna Larson, Finland, IFKN Meeting, Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions, Berries
Author: Michael Kotutwa Johnson

IFKN Steering Committee Member Michael Kotutwa Johnson is a Hopi dry land farmer and a PhD Candidate in the University of Arizona's School of Natural Resources and the Environment.

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Hopi, agriculture, conservation
Author: Mary Beth Jäger
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Mary Beth Jäger, IFKN Meeting, GRIC
Author: Althea Walker
Image by Althea Walker

This is from a devil’s claw garden at the Gila River Indian Community. Devil’s claw used to be abundant in the community.

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Devil's claw, GRIC, basketry
Author: Shawna Larson
Image by Shawna Larson

I took this picture of currants that I picked in Palmer, Alaska. I learned how and where to pick currants from my Ahtna grandmother Helen DePriest, who also taught me how to preserve them.

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currents, preserves, Alaska