The Indigenous School Food Series was inspired by the incredible work happening on a daily basis in Indigenous schools and communities. By bringing this work to the forefront, we hope to inspire further action and stories of success.
Stories of Impact: Land Based Education
Creating a world for all ages means connecting children with their elders. See how support from CFTC donors helps do just that, in celebration of International Youth Day. Photo: Allan Lissner/OCIC
For Nutrition Month, guest contributor Leah Overbye writes about how land-based education provides the ingredients for a healthier tomorrow.
Red Rock Indian Band is bringing traditional food back to their community with a three phase approach: moose hang, butcher shop and tannery.
12-year-old Luke loves hunting, fishing and being out in nature in Neyaashiinigmiing. He’s practicing his heritage, and helping others do the same.
“The food forest is something tangible that the community’s future leaders can take over after we’re gone. They’ll remember that they planted that tree and why.”
-ALFRED GAMBLE, LANDS MANAGER, MUSKEG LAKE CREE NATION