How do we bring traditional foods into our homes and families?

by Abaki Beck The following article is an excerpt from “Ahwahsiin (The Land/Where We Get Our Food): Blackfeet Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Contemporary Food Sovereignty,” a report printed by Blackfeet community organization Saokio Heritage in May 2017. The preservation and revitalization of traditional Blackfeet foods and medicines is up to…

Blackfeet Elders Continue to Educate on Traditional Foods with new grant

August 22, 2017 Blackfeet Reservation, Montana. Montanan’s love to eat huckleberries. Each summer fresh wild huckleberries can be found at most farmer’s markets and roadside stand sell jams, jellies, and syrup. But, interestingly, one of Montana’s Native peoples, the Blackfeet, did not eat huckleberries. Why not? Saokio Heritage, a community-based…