Exploring American Indian Agriculture and Food Systems
Posted December 2012
On November 26, more than 100 people attended the CIAS Culture of Agriculture talk, “Exploring American Indian Agriculture and Food Systems,” with Dan Cornelius of the Intertribal Agriculture Network-Great Lakes. Dan provided a historical overview of traditional agriculture and shared tribal success stories and innovations, including a mobile farmers market to distribute traditional foods between reservations in the Upper Midwest. The event was co-sponsored by the American Indian Student Academic Services, American Indian Studies, Departments of Life Sciences Communication and Botany, Office of Sustainability, Agroecology Program, FH King Students of Sustainable Agriculture, Nelson Institute – Culture, History & Environment and Wisconsin Union Directorate.