$25 – $350

Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition 2018

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Location

Location

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd. NW

Prior Lake, MN 55372

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Event description

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Join us for this annual conference that brings together tribal officials, researchers, practitioners, and others to discuss the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science, and identify new areas of work.

Session topics at this year's conference will include:
• Nutrition across the lifecycle
• Intergenerational learning about food and nutrition
• Learning from Indigenous communities around the world
• Linking agriculture to nutrition
• Recovering from historical trauma

The conference will also include the following optional half-day workshops on October 2:

  • “Native Infusion: Reclaiming Ancestral Beverages"
    Valerie Segrest, MS (Muckleshoot), Traditional Foods and Medicines Program Manager, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Auburn, WA

  • “Dream of Wild Health – Youth Garden Tour”
    Dream of Wild Health staff, Hugo, MN

  • “Preparing Healthy Traditional Food with the Sioux Chef"
    Chef Sean Sherman (Oglala Lakota), Founder, The Sioux Chef, Minneapolis, MN

  • "Foraging for Native Edible Plants"
    Hope Flanagan (Seneca), Wild Foods Educator, Dream of Wild Health, Minneapolis, MN

  • "Indigenous Wellness: Ancestral Food Ways, Indigenizing Fitness and Movement, and the Inter-connectedness of Wellness, Culture, and Indigenous Language"

  • Anthony Thosh Collins (O’odham/Haudenosaunee/Osage), Wellness Trainer, Well for Culture, Phoenix, AZ


Schedule at a glance
A tentative agenda for the conference is now available. Events will be planned during the following times:

• Tuesday, October 2 | Optional workshops: Noon-4 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 2 | Reception: 6-8 p.m.
• Wednesday, October 3 | Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Wednesday, October 3 | Evening reception: 6-8:30 p.m.
• Thursday, October 4 | Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Thursday, October 4 | Poster session: 5-7 p.m.
• Friday, October 5 | Conference: 8 a.m.- noon

Scholarships
A limited number of registration and lodging scholarships are available for the conference. Priority will be given to people who are or who intend to be in a position to directly improve nutrition and health in Native communities.

Scholarship applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. (central) on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Click here to apply.

More information
Information about the venue, hotel block, vendor and exhibitor applications, and abstract submissions, please visit our website: seedsofnativehealth.org/conference.

If you have any questions about the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition, please contact James at 651-214-2498 or james@stagetimeproductions.com.

Location

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd. NW

Prior Lake, MN 55372

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