Lunch and Learn: Indigenous Food Lab
March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFREE
Our beloved Riverway Speaker Series is returning—with a virtual twist!
Beginning in January 2021, SCRA staff will bring experts to you through our new “Lunch and Learn” series, sharing important conservation messages and enriching understanding of the natural resources, cultural values, and recreational opportunities that make the Riverway special.
Learn about local foods and the Indigenous Food Lab!
The North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NāTIFS), founded by James Beard award winners The Sioux Chef, is dedicated to addressing the economic and health crises affecting Native communities by re-establishing Native foodways. Join us on Wednesday, March 17 from 12:00-1:00 PM to learn from Armando Medinaceli, PhD, Indigenous Education Director at NāTIFS. He will discuss experiences with Indigenous Foods of the Americas, a conversation about food and culture, and the work being done by NāTIFS!
When: Wednesday, March 17 from 12:00-1:00 PM
Presenter: Armando Medinaceli, PhD, Indigenous Education Director
Armando Medinaceli, PhD, is a Bolivian ethnobiologist with extensive experience collaborating with indigenous peoples in Bolivia, Mexico, and Guatemala as well as teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels in the United States and Bolivia. He has over fifteen years of experience working in ethnobiology, ethics, indigenous foodways and food sovereignty, biocultural diversity, sustainability, climate change, community conservation, collaborative video, and more. As the Indigenous Education Director at NATIFS, he works on the design, coordination, and implementation of the organization’s education and research programs.