Indigenous foods project supports agriculture by tribes, for tribes

Jul 4, 2023
A partnership between the Oneida and Menominee tribes in Wisconsin uses USDA funding to rebuild Indigenous foodways.
A group of people shuck white corn at Oneida Nation's Tsyunhehkwa farm. The Department of Agriculture is investing $3.5 million to increase access to this kind of traditional food in Indigenous communities.
Courtesy Oneida Nation's Tsyunhehkwa Organic Farm

James Beard Award win spotlights Native cuisine for second year in a row

Jun 6, 2023
Best Chef: Northeast winner Sherry Pocknett, a Mashpee Wampanoag tribal citizen, is part of a wave of Native chefs and restaurateurs proving there’s a market for Indigenous cuisines.
Sherry Pocknett, owner of Sly Fox Den restaurant in Rhode Island, won the Best Chef: Northeast at Monday's James Beard Awards ceremony.
Jeff Schear/Getty Images for The James Beard Foundation