MTU Builds and Broadens Food Sovereignty with Indigenous, State and University Partners

The Nationwide Science Foundation (NSF) awarded funds for a gathering up coming tumble focused
on revitalizing Indigenous meals traditions.

Michigan Technological College is partnering with the Intertribal Agriculture Council
and area Indigenous communities including the Keweenaw Bay Indian Local community (KBIC) and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians as nicely as Northern Michigan College, Ferris Point out College, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa
Local community Higher education and Michigan Point out College Extension. The NSF-funded function, Make
and Broaden Indigenous Agriculture and Foodstuff Sovereignty Symposium, is a single of only
a couple routinely developing conferences in the country dedicated to Indigenous meals sovereignty
and will just take area in person if doable.

The KBIC Normal Assets Department, which proceeds to perform with Michigan Tech
to preserve an eye on significant metals and other pollutants in fish and bolster neighborhood and medicinal gardens, describes meals sovereignty as “A movement of reclaiming

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