We Welcome you to the Symposium! Sept 26-27, 2014~ Click Here for more information!
Confirmed panelists include Valerie Segrest, Micah McCarty, Nitanis Desjarlais, Devon Peña, Tracy Rector, Preston Hardison, Dawn Morrison, Jason Gobin, Michelle Daigle, Jeff Corntassel, Michelle Montgomery, Glen Pinkham, Clarita Begay, and Ramon Shiloh.
Sessions include a plant walk with Valerie Segrest, traditional foods from a chef’s perspective with Ramon Shiloh, creating a traditional foods cookbook with Clarita Begay, living off the grid with Nitanis Desjarlais.
Panel titles include, “Re-honoring the relational roots of Indigenous food sovereignty,” “Nurturing Hearts of Service and Cultivating Knowledge of Traditional Foods: An Overview of NWIC Youth Outreach & Education Activities,” “Coming Full Circle, Northwest Tribal Food Sovereignty/Security Initiatives.”
We will also have a Coast Salish foods table where attendees can sample coastal and regional foods. The table will include the Lushootseed names of the foods and history of how these foods were traditionally prepared.
Registration includes a local, organic, and traditional lunch on both days prepared by Nicole.
Registration fee is 140.00 per two days and 90.00 per day.
All students with a UW ID are admitted free. Students should check in at the registration desk.
In honor of the Northwest Indian College “Our Food Is Our Medicine” conference taking place September 25 and 26th their participants can attend our conference for a reduced fee. Participants with their OFIOM registration receipt can attend our event for $50.00. To get this rate you must register the day you attend at our registration table.
Elders may be admitted free by emailing Dian Million or contacting Dian Million at the registration table on the first day you attend. For all registration questions please email Dian Million with “conference registration” in the subject line: email@example.com, or leave a message at (206) 543-9082.
For more information on the symposium contact:
Dr. Charlotte Coté (Nuu-chah-nulth),
Planning Committee Chair
Phone (206) 221-6549
For registration questions:
Dian Million: firstname.lastname@example.org
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2014 Planning Committee: Dr. Charlotte Coté, Dr. Dian Million, Dr. Clarita Lefthand-Begay, Susan Balbas, Melissa Woodrow, Dr. Michelle Montgomery, and Michelle Daigle.