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Navajo Chef Talks About Value Of Traditional Foods

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March 16, 2018 – Food plays an important part of wellness – both in terms of nutrition and emotional well-being. Chefs, healthcare providers, and community organizers around Indian Country are talking about the value of traditional foods. 

Correspondent Antonia Gonzales, anchor of National Native News, sits down this week with chef Brian Yazzie to talk about the importance of traditional foods.

Additional Resources:
NMiF series – Reconnecting With A Healthy Lifestyle
NNN – Health and Wellness: The Indigenous Way
CDC – Traditional Foods in Native America

Re-connecting With A Healthy Lifestyle: Traditional Foods

January 12, 2018 – In the final installment of our series “Re-connecting with a Healthy Lifestyle,” Antonia Gonzales and Sarah Gustavus examine the role of farming and traditional foods in increasing access to fresh produce in Native American communities. They visit the Pueblo of Tesuque in New Mexico and a community garden in Phoenix that’s run by the Native Health clinic.

This series was produced with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism and the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism in collaboration with National Native News.