Tribal Cooperative Development and Value Added Workshop

Join the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center and the Intertribal Agriculture and partners, including the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance (NAFSA), for a Roundtable on Tribal Cooperative Development and Value Added Products in Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday morning, June 5th.  In addition toContinue reading “Tribal Cooperative Development and Value Added Workshop”

Report: 2018 Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Food Summit

The Meskwaki Red Gardens as seen in the distant and the Meskwaki Bingo and Casino convention center to the right, played host to the 2018 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit, held May 9-13, at the Meskwaki Settlement near Tama, Iowa. Over five days a couple hundred participants, presenters, vendors and visitors spent time learning aboutContinue reading “Report: 2018 Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Food Summit”

Event Summary – Red Lake Food Summit

Following successful past regional food summits at Oneida and, most recently, Gun Lake Pottawatomi’s Jijak Camp this past April, Red Lake volunteered the Fall 2016 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit in conjunction with the Intertribal Agriculture Council from September 16-17 with pre-summit workshops on the 14th and 15th. The pre-summit workshops featured training on federal vendor,Continue reading “Event Summary – Red Lake Food Summit”

Foraging for Food, Fuel and Medicines at Great Lakes Fall Food Summit

#1. Foraging for Food, Fuel and Medicines: Hyssop The Red Lake Ojibwe Nation and Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) take you on a short walk along part of the Red Lake Ojibwe Nation’s, Red Lake and the woods that surround it foraging for food, fuel and medicines as part of the Great Lakes Intertribal Fall FoodContinue reading “Foraging for Food, Fuel and Medicines at Great Lakes Fall Food Summit”

Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit – Event Summary

The 2016 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit held at Gun Lake Pottawatomi’s Jijak Camp from April 21-24 was a tremendous success due to an amazing turnout of individuals and groups willing to share their unique skills and knowledge.  Search #foodsummit and #jijak for event pictures and posts.   Thirteen workshops covered a diverse variety ofContinue reading “Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit – Event Summary”

Food Summit – Food Systems & Seven Generations

PROGRAM REBROADCAST from Saturday April 23rd, 2016: Four Presentations = 2 hours, 59 minutes video #1. Treaties and Food Systems – Martin Reinhardt, 0-1hr. 2min #2. at 1hr. 2 minutes until 1hr. 32min –         Gun Lake Wild Rice Restoration Efforts – Elizabeth Binoniemi-Smith, #3. at 1hr 32 minutes until 2hrs 11 – min – Continue reading “Food Summit – Food Systems & Seven Generations”

Kevin Finney discusses evaporating at Jijak Sugar Shack

The day before the official opening of this year’s annual Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit, Kevin Finney the director of the Gun Lake Pottawatomi Tribe’s Jijak Camp, the host of the event discusses evaporating at the Tribe’s sugar shack. The four day conference opened on Thursday April 21st, with 4 days of activities around FoodContinue reading “Kevin Finney discusses evaporating at Jijak Sugar Shack”