Elder Voices: Wisdom about Indigenous Peoples' Food Systems from the Holders of Knowledge

Hope Flanagan, Linda B. Frizzell, Norma Kassi, Leon Nuvayestewa, Beverly S. Warne, Mindy S. Kurzer

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This compilation includes the stories of 5 Native American and First Nation elders, in which they share their wisdom, experience, and opinions on Indigenous food systems and health. Each of these elders participated in the Fourth Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition, held in September 2019 at Mystic Lake Center on land of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Prior Lake, Minnesota.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-12
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Developments in Nutrition
StatePublished - Jun 1 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under contract number EY 76-S-02-2711. The one meter grazing incidence spectrometer was designed and constructed by E.S. Warden. The use of the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility at the National Bureau of Standards and the help of staff members are gratefully acknowledged.

Publisher Copyright:
© The Author(s) 2020. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of American Society for Nutrition.


  • Indigenous
  • Native American
  • elder
  • food
  • food sovereignty
  • food systems
  • nutrition
  • public health
  • wisdom


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