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Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects

March 7, 2017IASEvents0

From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds:
Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects

Tuesday, March 7, 12:00 — 1:30 pm
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center

Free and open to the public

Presented by Elizabeth Hoover, PhD Manning Assistant Professor at Brown University.

Dr. Hoover’s research and teaching focus on Indigenous food movements, environmental health and justice in Native communities, Native American museum curation, and community-engaged research. She has published on environmental reproductive justice and the cultural impact of fish advisories in Native American communities, tribal citizen science, and health social movements. A gardener, beadworker and fancyshawl dancer, Dr. Hoover is an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University. She is a member of the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance (NAFSA) and the Slow Food Turtle Island Association.

Dr. Hoover will also speak on Monday, March 6th at the University of Minnesota—Duluth, from 12:00-1:30 in the Martin Library Rotunda.

The Indigenous Food Wisdom: Public Speaker Series is cosponsored by the Research for Indigenous Community Health (RICH) Center. For more information, contact Vicki Everett (veverett@d.umn.edu 218-726-7130). To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the IAS (ias@umn.edu 612-626-5054) at least two weeks prior to the event.

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