Indigenous food sovereignty in the United States : restoring cultural knowledge, protecting environments, and regaining health / edited by Devon A. Mihesuah and Elizabeth Hoover ; foreword by Winona LaDuke.

Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2019] , ©2019
New directions in Native American studies; v. 18.
New directions in Native American studies ; volume 18
xvi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Indians of North America -- Food.
Food sovereignty -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs.
Food sovereignty.
Indians of North America -- Food.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs.
United States.
"An anthology of essays, written from the perspective of practitioners from around the nation, that both identifies the challenges facing Indigenous communities in revitalizing and maintaining traditional food systems, as well as highlights the inspiring and successful food and health initiatives in Indian country"-- Provided by publisher.
Foreword: in praise of seeds and hope / Winona LaDuke
Introduction / Elizabeth Hoover and Devon A. Mihesuah
Voices from the Indigenous food movement / Steven Bond-Hikatubbi, Carrie Calisay Cannon, Elizabeth Hoover, Laticia McNaughton, Devon A. Mihesuah, Brit Reed, Martin Reinhardt, Valerie Segrest, Sean Sherman, Chip Taylor, Elizabeth Kronk Warner, and Brain Yazzie
"You can't say you're sovereign if you can't feed yourself": defining and enacting food sovereignty in American Indian community gardening / Elizabeth Hoover
Searching for haknip achukma (good health): challenges to food sovereignty initiatives in Oklahoma / Devon A. Mihesuah
Kua'āina ulu 'auamo: grassroots growing through shared responsibility / Kevin K.J. Chang, Charles K.H. Young, Brenda F. Asuncion. Wallace K. Ito, Kawika B. Winter, and Wayne C. Tanaka
Alaska Native perceptions of food, health, and community well-being: challenging nutritional colonialism / Melaine M. Lindholm
Health Diné Nation initiatives: empowering our communities / Denisa Livingston
Planting sacred seeds in a modern world: restoring indigenous seed sovereignty / Rowen White
What if the seeds do not sprout? The Cherokee Nation SeedBank & native plant site / Pat Gwin
People of the corn: teachings in Hopi traditional agriculture, spirituality, and sustainability / Dennis Wall and Virgil Masayesva
Comanche traditional foodways and the decline of health / Devon A. Mihesuah
Bringing the past to the present: traditional indigenous farming in southern California / Gerald Clarke
On intimacy with soils: Indigenous agroecology and biodynamics / Devon G. Peña
Nephi Craig: life in second sight / Devon A. Mihesuah
Indigenous climate justice and food sovereignty: food, climate, continuance / Kyle Powys Whyte
Conclusion: food for thought / Elizabeth Hoover and Devon A. Mihesuah.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Mihesuah, Devon A., 1957- editor.
Hoover, Elizabeth, 1978- editor.
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