Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way: Cooking with Tall Woman (Paperback)

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By Charlotte J. Frisbie, Tall Woman (Contribution by), Augusta Sandoval (Contribution by)
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2018 Southwest Books of the Year

Around the world, indigenous peoples are returning to traditional foods produced by traditional methods of subsistence. The goal of controlling their own food systems, known as food sovereignty, is to reestablish healthy lifeways to combat contemporary diseases such as diabetes and obesity. This is the first book to focus on the dietary practices of the Navajos, from the earliest known times into the present, and relate them to the Navajo Nation's participation in the global food sovereignty movement. It documents the time-honored foods and recipes of a Navajo woman over almost a century, from the days when Navajos gathered or hunted almost everything they ate to a time when their diet was dominated by highly processed foods.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780826358875
ISBN-10: 082635887X
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 2018
Pages: 416
Language: English

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