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Decolonizing Foodways: Food and Identities

  • La Plaza de Cultura y Artes 501 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

Join chef Nephi Craig and taste a variety of foods native to North America and learn about their cultural significance. Come discover how foods indigenous to the Americas have been healthy worldwide staples for centuries and bridge the gaps between art, culture, ceremony, and food. This program is in conjunction with LA Plaza's newest exhibition "Espejismo/Cicatriz: News Works Ernesto Yerena."

About the speaker: Nephi Craig identifies as White Mountain Apache and Navajo. He is dedicated to the research, refinement, and development of Native American cuisine and since 2011, has helped organize a yearly Indigenous Food Symposium, bringing people from different fields together to share and learn about Native foods, agriculture and landscapes.

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