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This gathering, carried out via webinar, will bring together Indigenous practitioners and traditional knowledge holders, as well as food sovereignty, environmental health, Treaty and cultural rights advocates to discuss the significance of wild rice for the Indigenous Nations whose way of life has always been based on this traditional food source. It will also address the current threats to wild rice, including mining, genetic modification, climate change and habitat loss, as well as Indigenous Peoples’ work to protect, defend and restore this vital source of life.
We extend a special invitation to Indigenous Youth from Wild Rice Nations and to all those interested in returning to this way of life.
To register for this webinar, click here. NOTE: this Webinar will be presented only in English
Materials and an agenda for the webinar will be posted here.
CEUs will be provided by St. Paul Public School’s Indian Education Program for those who request them. For additional information, contact: Rochelle Diver, [email protected].