Traditional Food

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The awesome power of being on the land

By: Daniel Kanu, Program Manager This fall I joined Jeff McKay, an experienced hunter and trapper, for three days on …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Amalia’s view, newcomer food experiences

Moving to a new country can be challenging. For newcomers to Canada, one of the challenges often faced is maintaining …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Grow North: Community Tables, register today!

Food Matters Manitoba is excited to present the first ever Community Tables hosted in Northern Manitoba! Community Tables will run …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Manoomin Fusion: From dinner dish to breakfast parfait

During the month of February Food Matters Manitoba got the chance to gather with manoomin (wild rice) harvesters, teachers, cooks …

Project: Traditional Food
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Newcomer traditional food is closer than you think

Food Matters Manitoba is proud to announce the release of the Where to Buy Traditional Newcomer Food in Winnipeg guide. The …

Project: Traditional Food
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Processing Manoomin

Manoomin, wild rice in Ojibwe, is a traditional staple in the Anishinaabe diet. Growing on the shores of lakes in …

Project: Traditional Food
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Back to School Means Learning on the Land in Northern Saskatchewan

Imagine a school year that starts off with students and local Elders travelling over 10 hours by vehicle, boat, and …

Project: Traditional Food
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Catch of the Day

Without fail, brothers Josh and Caiden showed up weekly to all six cooking classes held Tuesday afternoons at Aberdeen Boys …

Project: Traditional Food
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Duck, Duck, Goose

As 14-year-old Nyamet plucks the feathers of a duck and pulls back the skin covering its breast, Rob Olson from …

Project: Traditional Food
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Connecting Though Traditional Foods in Brochet

Community members slowly begin to fill up the Youth Centre, located next to the Band office in Barrens Lands First …

Project: Traditional Food
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Passing on Traditional Food Knowledge

The school yard of Churchill Community High School is abuzz with activity on a sunny Wednesday in early June. Around the …

Project: Traditional Food
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Mikisew School Goose Camp

The sun was just beginning to set as our convoy arrived at Kisipanakak Camp, lighting up the sky above the lake with …

Project: Traditional Food

Updated: Winnipeg Traditional Food Guide

Curious where you can get traditional food in Winnipeg? We’ve recently updated our Winnipeg Traditional Food Guide to help you …

Project: Traditional Food
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Hunting: More than a pastime

How do you connect with your food? For some, it’s caring for and harvesting veggies from the garden in the backyard. …

Project: Traditional Food

Celebrating Indigenous Traditional Food

This past May, La Ronge, Saskatchewan continued their annual tradition of passing on indigenous knowledge and food skills to the …

Project: Traditional Food
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What does Traditional Food Mean to You?

We all know that food is intimately connected to culture. What does traditional food mean to you? That’ the questions …

Project: Traditional Food
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Indigenous Food is Medicine

By Tim Stevenson, Northern and Indigenous Liaison The transference of traditional harvesting and food processing skills are limited in First …

Project: Traditional Food
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Fox Lake and Caribou (Atihk)

By Tim Stevenson, Northern and Indigenous Program Liaison Some of my fondest memories as a young person in Fox Lake was …

Project: Traditional Food
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Food with Spirit

By Tim Stevenson Through our traditional food research projects, harvesters have shared with us that we have been provided everything we …

Project: Traditional Food
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Learning on the Land in Fox Lake

This past Monday I had the opportunity to head out with some of the boys for a little summer harvest. …

Project: Traditional Food