Traditional Food

Ronnie McKay, Chloe, Kerry & Hannah in the blind

Opportunities for youth to learn and practice traditional skills

“We do this every year at the same time. We teach [youth] about their culture and how life was lived …

Project: Good Food Stories
ADI Community Tables

Collaborating and problem solving at Community Tables

Sitting in groups of three around the Community Tables classroom, the latest group of participants put their heads together to …

Project: Good Food Stories
youth, gathering, ice fishing, indigenous, land-based

Bringing youth together to share knowledge

“Never have I ever…HUNTED!” As the word ‘hunted’ leaves one youth’s lips a flurry of commotion livens the room—youth are …

Project: Good Food Stories
three hunters, standing near the water, talking

The awesome power of being on the land

This fall I joined Jeff McKay, an experienced hunter and trapper, for three days on the land hunting moose. Jeff …

Project: Good Food Stories
Amalia smiling

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

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

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

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

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
group shot black lake

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

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

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
Brochet 2

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
La Ronge Culture Camp

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
view from the goose blind at sunset 2

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

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

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