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Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring...
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We can live without a lot of things, but protein isn’t one...
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Sweet red fruit rests on the arm of a prickly Saguaro....
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I’ve grown up a little since leaning on the handlebars of...
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A lot of people call it “life itself,” “the source of life...
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The Fourth of July is like the grilling championships....
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Native Recipes

iStock Corn Chowder
Dale Carson
1/24/16
Wouldn’t it be awful if we didn’t eat together? I don’t mean every time we eat, but often enough to engage in conversation, to laugh, enjoy the tastes, share, and even celebrate...
iStock Dates Cream Cheese Walnuts
Dale Carson
1/4/16
A new year means a fresh start, if we make it so. The weather the past few months has been so weird...
iStock Breakfast Burrito
Dale Carson
12/23/15
“The most important meal of the day,” “you can’t run on empty,” and similar phrases describe how we feel about breakfast...
iStock Fresh Cranberries
Dale Carson
12/15/15
Cranberries are so totally Native American and versatile—even more so now that dried cranberries are as widely available as fresh...
iStock Mashed Potatoes
Dale Carson
11/25/15
First, a word or two of caution, whenever there are a series of celebrations on the horizon, we tend to get anxious, well some of us do...
Sherry Pocknett Clams Thanksgiving
Christina Rose
11/24/15
Paula Peters, Wampanoag tribal member, finds American Thanksgiving is inadequate because there is only one day to give thanks...
Wild Rice Pumpkin Parsnip Toss
RoseMary Diaz
11/23/15
Welcome to the third installment of “Turning Over a Few New Leaves,” a four-part series of recipes inspired by traditional, seasonally forageable foods from the four major North Am...
iStock Pumpkin Soup
Dale Carson
10/14/15
When we grow our own vegetables, we cook and store enough of them to get us well into winter. One year we had a great crop of butternut squash that lasted into late March...
iStock Winter Squash Varieties Acorn Butternut
Dale Carson
10/5/15
I absolutely LOVE fall! It must love me too because it keeps sending these beautiful days and soft breezes. I have a lot of things to tell you about making the most of fall foods...
Meagen Baldy Deer Ham Butchering
ICTMN Staff
9/26/15
In this installment of Cooking Healthy in Indian Country, Meagen Baldy shows viewers how to cut deer meat off the bone, a good skill to know during hunting season...

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