Why Food Sovereignty Matters

This resource illustrates the importance of food sovereignty, or the ability of communities to determine the quantity and quality of the food that they consume by controlling how their food is produced and distributed. The role of food sovereignty in the long-term health, economic stability, and cultural preservation of American Indian and Alaska Native communities is highlighted.

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Food Sovereignty

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Native Americans and First Nations

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Collage of images of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color with teal, olive green, golden yellow, and burnt orange transparent overlays. Bold white text on charcoal background at the top reads
BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022
Photo of an Indigenous person holding a drum. Behind them is a scene of a lake and forested mountains.
Indigenous Knowledge Library
Published on 08/04/2022