Indigenous Food Symposium

07/18/2007 9:00 am
07/20/2007 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

From the University of Saskatchewan's Indigenous Peoples Program.

http://www.extension.usask.ca/extensionDivision/noncredit/Indig/04-ifs.html

The symposium will help participants increase their understanding of the Aboriginal agricultural food systems and the need to improve local food systems through traditions, education and community development. Join Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community leaders, policy makers, and working groups identify issues, build new partnerships and create change.

Topics include:

  • Aboriginal Developed Nutrition Guides
  • Outreach Programs
  • Preventative Health
  • Aboriginal Owned Businesses
  • Traditional Foods
  • IP Rights
  • Farmers Markets
  • Community Awareness
  • Agricultural Enterprises
  • Food Sovereignty and Security
  • Local Food Sector
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Integrated Resource/Traditional Land Use Plan

Speakers include:

  • Winona LaDuke (White Earth Land Recovery Project)

Location TBA
Cost $300 for Full Package, $100 for Day Package (Some Subsidiaries Available)

Download the PDF of the Indigenous Food Symposium poster

To register for the above program call (306) 966-5539.

For more information on any of the above programs contact:

Priscilla Settee, Ph.D. candidate
Director, Indigenous Peoples Program
Ph: (306) 966-5556. Fax: (306) 966-5567
Email: priscilla.settee@usask.ca

Alex Munoz, B.Sc., Advanced B. Sc.
Program Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples Program
Ph: (306) 966-2027. Fax: (306) 966-5567
Email: alex.munoz@usask.ca

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