Traditional Foods and Customs
ONLINE TEXTBOOK: Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia (2011). (eds: Ken Albala)
- Fallon S and Enig M. (2000). Guts and Grease: The Diet of Native Americans. The Weston A. Price Foundation.
- The Revival of Indigenous Subsistence Whaling Hangs in the Balance (Civil Eats, 2/2022)
- Craig, Nephi, “Native American Cuisine and Culinary Culture” (2019). Visiting Lectures. Paper 6.
- An Indigenous Corn Makes a Comeback – Civil Eats
- The Wild and Native Foods We Should Be Eating, Civil Eats, 2016
Health and Disease
- Sarche, M, Spicer, P. (2008). Poverty and Health Disparities for American Indian and Alaska Native Children: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects, Annual Meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1136, 126-136.
- Native American Tribe Has Highest Rate of Adult Onset Diabetes Worldwide, Voice of America News, 2009
- McKinley CE and Jernigan VBB. (2023). “I don’t remember any of us … having diabetes or cancer”: How historical oppression undermines indigenous foodways, health, and wellness. Food and Foodways, 31(1), 43-65.
Social, Political, and/or Historical Context
- First Nation’s Development Institute: Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool, 2nd Edition (login required) (for Native American Communities)
- DeRuy, Emily (2016). Why Isn’t Native American Food Hip? The Atlantic
- Time Magazine: The Thanksgiving Tale We Tell Is a Harmful Lie. As a Native American, I’ve Found a Better Way to Celebrate the Holiday
- The Table Underground: Episode 26: The True History & Foods of Thanksgiving
- I-Collective [website, for articles, podcasts, etc, go to the press page]
- Bowery Boys Podcast: Land of the Lenape: A Violent Tale of Conquest and Betrayal
- Building Indigenous Food Sovereignty with the Hua Parakore Organic Framework, Happen Films, 2021.
- All My Relations Podcast (Matika Wilbur, Desi Small-Rodriguez & Adrienne Keene): Food Sovereignty: A Growing Movement, 2019
- Point of Origin Podcast: Episode 20, Indigenous Foodways: The Decolonized Diet, April 2020.
- A Return to Native Agriculture (Civil Eats, January 2022)
- Proof Podcast: Murphy A (2021). Episode: Nixtamalization and Indigenous Science (S7, E4).
- Aniyunwiya Cake (Cherokee)
- Corn, Blueberry and Wild Rice Salad
- Corn Stew with Blue Dumplings (Cherokee)
- Double Cornbread Muffins
- Grandma’s Fry Bread
- Hunter’s Stew (Sioux)
- Pemmican (Cherokee)
- Seneca Ghost Bread (Irquois)
- Succotash (Cherokee)
- Three Sisters Soup
- White-Corn Cakes With Maple Syrup and Bacon (Iroquois)
- Chia Pudding With Berries and Popped Amaranth (Ohlone tribe)
- Squash Blossom Soup (from a Navajo cookbook)
- Three Sisters Bowl with Hominy, Beans, and Squash (Cherokee)
- National Center for Native American Aging at the Center for Rural Health University of North Dakota’s Healthy Traditions Cookbook