Friday, November 5, 2021

Indigenous foodways talks

A wide variety of talks for Native American Heritage Month - Aztec coffee, na̓ʔk̓ʷulamən: Fishing and Hemp Rope, The Harvest Celebration of 1621, New Native Kitchen, and almost 30 taped talks...

Upcoming talks

Nov 7 Sun 9am Indigenous Mexican coffee exploration. “coffee harvesting tradition of the Nahuatl (Aztec) community.“ Explore Culture HERE

Nov 9 Tue 6:30 Native American Foodways. Tavern Tastings. Keeler Tavern Museum HERE

Nov 9 Tue 8 The Pilgrim Kitchen & The Harvest Celebration of 1621: Plimoth Patuxet Museum, Plymouth Massachusetts with John Ota. Culinary Historians of Chicago. HERE also Nv 3

Nov 10 Wed 7-8:30 Indigenous Foods Series - Maple Cranberry Apple Crisp with Puffed Wild Rice. “Learn how to puff wild rice … about wild rice characteristics, maple syrup harvesting, and cranberries.” Vanessa Casillas, Hope Flanagan. Seward Community Co-op HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 15 Mon 12:30 The Atlantic journey of Chicha: An American maize indigenous preparation incorporated by the African Diaspora and transported to São Tomé in the sixteenth century. Paola Vargas Arana. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 16 Thu 6 The True Story of the Pilgrims, Wampanoag Indians, and the "First Thanksgiving" David J. Silverman, the author of This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving. US Capitol Historical Society HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7-8:30 Bison Roast and Bison Tacos. Derek Nicholas. Indigenous Foods Class – 5 part Series. Seward Community Co-op… Minneapolis American Indian Center. HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7:30-9 The real story of the "First Thanksgiving" in America in 1621. John Ota. Culinary Historians of Canada $11.34 HERE

Nv 17 Wed 10-11:30 PM na̓ʔk̓ʷulamən: Fishing and Hemp Rope. “Gathering hemp dogbane to make rope for fishing and other traditional practices happens just after the first frost.” Kelowna Museums Society. British Columbia, Canada HERE

Nov 17 10pm one week. Gather - An Online Film Screening. “indigenous food sovereignty in the United States…" one week Nov 17 –Nov 24. Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) HERE

Nov 18 Thu 5 If You Lived During the Plimoth Thanksgiving. author Chris Newell, member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe. Stanley-Whitman House HERE

Nov 18 Thu 6 This Land Is Their Land. “The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving.” author David J. Silverman. Boston Public Library Research Services Department HERE

Nov 19 Fri 7 Food For Thought. “From documents written at the time, as well as Wampanoag oral histories, you will find that the history of Thanksgiving is more surprising…” Darlene Kascak of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. The Institute for American Indian Studies HERE

Nov 21 Sun 3 New Native Kitchen author Freddie Bitsoie. “the variety of flavor and culinary history on offer from coast to coast” Politics and Prose HERE

Calendar of virtual food history talks HERE

Taped Indigenous foodways talks - 28

Sharing Seeds: our first treaty. Haudenosaunee Story of Creation. Beth Roach. Apr 20 2020 TAPES HERE

The History of Native American Cuisine with Dr. Lois Ellen Frank. Road Scholar Virtual Lecture. May 8 2020 TAPES HERE and demo HERE

Culinary Ash in Contemporary Native American Cuisine. Lois Ellen Frank. Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series. Harvard. Oct 2020 TAPE HERE start at 17 min./ 1 hr talk

European Views on Indigenous American Foods Food and the Book: 1300-1800. Folger and Newberry libraries. Oct 5 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Indigenous Food Sovereignties. Miijim: Food as Relations. Environmental & Urban Change. York University. Oct 6 2020 HERE. TAPES HERE

Indigenous Foodways: Public Program in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Food and the Book: 1300-1800. Newberry and Folger libraries. Oct 12 2020 HERE. TAPES HERE

Indigenous and Black Food Relations. Miijim: Food as Relations. Environmental & Urban Change. York University. Canada. Oct 20 2020 HERE. TAPES HERE

Conversation with the Director of the movie Gather: The Fight to Revitalize Our Native Foodways. Panel discussion. Autry Museum in LA. Oct 29 2020 TAPE HERE

Nixtamalization and cultural importance of corn in the Americas. Adriana Azcarate-Ferbel from Three Sisters Nixtamal demo tortilla, sope, and gordita making and.. .nutritional benefits of nixtamalization. Grains & Revolution. Chatham University. PA. Nov 5 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Ancestral knowledge and the use of natural indicators for quinoa growing in the Pomani community in Bolivia.Indigenous Seed Saving. Dora Tambo Laime. Grains & Revolution. Chatham University. PA. Nov 5 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Seed Saving & Food Sovereignty. Indigenous communities across the globe. Grains & Revolution. Chatham University. PA Nov 5 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving. David Silverman. History Book Festival. Delaware libraries. Nov 5 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Food Systems Miijim: Food as Relations. Environmental & Urban Change. York University. Canada. Nov 10 2020 HERE. TAPES HERE

Native American Heritage Month Cooking Demonstration. Grayhawk Perkins. The Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, The University of Alabama. Nov 12 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Let’s Talk about Food. “new film [about]… the food adventures of European settler colonists in the Americas.” Dr. Winchcombe talks on impact of new food and encounters between colonists and indigenous peoples. John Rylands Research Institute and Library. Being Human Festival. UK Nov 19 2020 HERE TAPE HERE

Intersections of Indigenous and African Foodways. Alex Jimerson, Yusuf Bin-Rella, Chef Sherry Pocknett. Scott Barton. Food Studies Grad Society at NYU. Nov 20 2020 TAPE HERE

Manoomin: The Gift of Wild Rice with Barb Barton author Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan. WildFed Podcast. Feb 2021. Sound TAPE HERE

Acorn Processing: The Ultimate Slow Food. Identification, acorn selection, storage, shelling, winnowing, grinding, cold and hot leaching, recipes. Bryan Bramlett. Healing Ecosystems. CA. HERE Very informative 3 hours. Jan 10 2021. TAPE HERE

Food Matters: Growing Relationships through Indigenous Food Sovereignty. Dawn Morrison, Isaac Crosby, Clifford Paul. The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice. Feb 17 2021. HERE TAPE HERE

Algonquian Foodways & Medicinal Plants with Mary Ellen Lepionka. Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library. Feb 2021 TAPE HERE

Ex Libris: Chef Sean Sherman author of The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen. Providence Athenæum. Mar 19 2021. TAPE HERE

The food, culture, and landscape of the Navajo Nation. “beginning with artist Lenore Tawney’s postcard collage Cañon de Chelly.” Sarah Lohman. An Art Anthology, Chapter Two. Cleveland Museum of Art. Apr 7 2021. HERE TAPE HERE

University-Tribal Partnerships for Sovereignty and Environmental Justice. First We Must Consider Manoomin / Psiη (Wild Rice). Mike Dockry, Gene-Hua Crystal Ng, Tom Howes, Mark Bellcourt, Tianna Odegard. Bell Museum. Apr 14 2021. HERE TAPE HERE

Living Tools: Traditional Archery and Hunting. Shawnee Tribe. Talon Silverhorn. Jun 11 2021. HERE TAPE HERE

Indian Plant Garden Tour with Reetu Sharma. Originally from Delhi, India, Reetu “combines the diversity of fruit trees, vegetables, herbs, and pollinators to create a thriving edible ecosystem.” Austin Organic Gardeners TX June 14 2021. HERE TAPE HERE

A Tasting of Indigenous Cultures. Canada “rich history and cultures of Indigenous cuisine and wine in” British Columbia. Learn to make bannock. National Indigenous History Month. Indigenous Tourism BC Jun 15 2021 HERE TAPE HERE

Black Freedom on Native Land. “Black people who received the mythic 40 acres, the American settlers who coveted this land, and the Native Americans who originally inhabited the land.” Alaina Roberts. D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry. Jun 2 2021. HERE Youtube live and TAPE HERE

Hominy and Posole: The Science of Native American Cooking. Freddie Bitsoie. Science and Cooking. Harvard. 2019 TAPE HERE

GATHER: The Fight to Revitalize Our Native Foodways

SEED: The Untold Story. Vandana Shiva, Dr. Jane Goodall, Andrew Kimbrell, Winona Laduke and Raj Patel.

Acorn Mush cooked in basket blog post, was last years 'Indigenous talks' list HERE

Horno, adobe oven blog post of early 1900s pictures of ovens on ground, on building, inside… with list of bread, flour, and oven talks HERE

Calendar of virtual food history talks HERE

Image: by John White in Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit and Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... D. Bry, 1590 Library of Congress

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