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Food Justice: Native People Taking Action to Restore Ancestral Practices and Ways of Life

Love fry bread? Learn why it is considered a survival and oppression food.

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Growing More Than Gardens on the Reservation

In a world where food deserts, low food security and nutrition-related diseases are common, what could be better than community gardening programs? PWNA reservation partners throughout the Northern Plains and the Southwest are championing and teaching gardening as a sustainable food solution in their remote tribal communities. To assist these gardening and food sovereignty initiatives, […]

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An Answer to Food Insecurity in Indian Country

Partnership With Native Americans is innovating new ways to support sustainable food resources in tribal communities, from locally grown fresh foods to mobile food kitchens.

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What About Food Sovereignty?

Food sovereignty is about the right of a people to determine their own policies relative to food and agriculture–rather than having their food supply subject to market forces. The indigenous people of this country certainly understand…

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Tribes Leading the Way: 5 Points of Progress

For American Indian reservations, progress toward economic development, infrastructure and social change often comes in small increments but adds up to big gains over time. Here are 5 points of progress we’ve seen in recent years for the tribes in our service area…

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Sharing the Good in 2014

We have written recently about NRC’s work with Native communities around the holidays. Now that tens of thousands of Christmas stockings and holiday meals have placed, we are taking a breather to reflect on what has been accomplished and learned in 2014. We are pleased and humbled that hundreds of partner agencies on reservations asked […]

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