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October 2019

Indigenous Food Tasting

October 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MAIC (Minneapolis American Indian Center), 1530 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Save the Date! The Third Annual Indigenous Food Tasting, hosted in partnership with the Indigenous Food Network (IFN), is an event rooted in community, bringing Indigenous chefs, food entrepreneurs, and youth together for a night of tasting our indigenous foods. Join us on Indigenous People's Day, Monday, October 14th from 5-7pm at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. Meal prepared by The Sioux Chef team, Wildbearies Catering (Elena Terry), Native Food Perspectives (Christina White), and more indigenous chefs to come!

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April 2020

Online Sacred Medicines & Garden Beginnings Workshop

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We're excited to celebrate the growing season with you! Our offices may be closed but our farmers and staff are committed to continue to share knowledge of Indigenous foods, medicines and lifeways with our community. Join us online to learn about gardening, seed saving and sacred medicines. The workshop will be led by DWH Staff Jessika Greendeer and Hope Flanagan. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/444011975 Meeting ID: 444 011 975 Call in: 1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Schedule 10am: Hope…

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June 2020

Cora’s Kids Session 1

June 9, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 12, 2020

Cora’s Kids is a four day program for Native kids ages 8-12 out at the Dream of Wild Health farm in Hugo, MN. Youth learn about growing and eating healthy and tasty food, culture, and language along with traditional crafts and games. Youth also will experience cooking healthy lunches in the kitchen. Questions? Please contact our Community Programs Coordinator, Phoebe Young, if you have any questions about youth programs. You can reach Phoebe at phoebe@dreamofwildhealth.org or call at 612-874-4200 (ext 107).

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Cora’s Kids Session II

June 22, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Cora’s Kids is a four day program for Native kids ages 8-12 out at the Dream of Wild Health farm in Hugo, MN. Youth learn about growing and eating healthy and tasty food, culture, and language along with traditional crafts and games. Youth also will experience cooking healthy lunches in the kitchen. Questions? Please contact our Community Programs Coordinator, Phoebe Young, if you have any questions about youth programs. You can reach Phoebe at phoebe@dreamofwildhealth.org or call at 612-874-4200 (ext 107).

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July 2020

Garden Warriors Session I

July 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Garden Warriors sessions are four days each week, Monday-Thursday and three weeks, cover gardening, nutrition, physical activity, and Native culture and language for teens ages 13-18. Participants are paid a stipend for their work in program and are paid for their time working at farmers markets. Garden Warriors Session I - Three Week Session  Garden Warriors in Session I learn the basics of organic agriculture and healthy cooking fundamentals. Youth have the opportunity to cook healthy lunches in the kitchen…

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August 2020

Garden Warriors Session II

August 3, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

Garden Warriors sessions are four days each week, Monday-Thursday and three weeks, cover gardening, nutrition, physical activity, and Native culture and language for teens ages 13-18. Participants are paid a stipend for their work in program and are paid for their time working at farmers markets. Garden Warriors Session II - Three Week Session (August 3-20, 2020) In Session II, returning Garden Warriors deepen their knowledge and improve skills from previous seasons. Youth learn seed saving and hand pollination. Youth…

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December 2020

Hominy Candy Demo with Elena Terry

December 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to learn how to cook traditional hominy corn!
Elena Terry will demonstrate how to cook hominy corn using the "nixtamalization" process to remove the hull and release more nutrients for the body to absorb. This process is necessary to prepare hominy for use in Indigenous foods from many tribes including Pasdayapi (a Dakota soup).
Next, Elena will share a fun recipe: hominy maple candy!
Please register to receive the zoom link. This way we can avoid security issues and ensure a great event!

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February 2021

Birds in Ojibwe Legends with Hope Flanagan

Birds in Ojibwe Legends

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Aadizookedaa! Let's tell the Legends! While the snow is blanketing the land we will gather to listen to storytelling with Hope. This will be only available live in the moment and not recorded. Now is the time when the frogs are sleeping, that we can speak about the powerful beings and their stories. The stories and the characters that we speak about are called the Aadizookaanag. When you talk about them, they come to listen. When the frogs sing again,…

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Our Plant Relatives, A Wintertime Storytelling with Hope Flanagan

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Aadizookedaa!  Let's tell the Legends! While the snow is blanketing the land we will gather to listen to storytelling with Hope. This will be only available live in the moment and not recorded. Now is the time when the frogs are sleeping, that we can speak about the powerful beings and their stories.  The stories and the characters that we speak about are called the Aadizookaanag.  When you talk about them, they come to listen.  When the frogs sing again,…

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Indigenous Food Sovereignty 101: A Conversation between NATIFS and Dream of Wild Health

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a multi-generational panel on Indigenous food sovereignty! Indigenous Food Sovereignty 101 will feature Hope Flanagan from Dream of Wild Health, Armando Medinaceli from NATIFS, and Felicia Galvan, a student at University of Minnesota-Morris. The panelists will discuss the basics of Indigenous food sovereignty as well as ways to get involved. Indigenous Food Sovereignty 101: A Conversation between NATIFS and Dream of Wild Health is held in collaboration with the Indigenous Food Network. The event is free and…

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