Collaboration between winery, First Nation celebrates food, wine and tradition – CBC

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Collaboration between winery, First Nation celebrates food, wine and tradition – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202119 Views

Oct 22, 2021

Proceeds from annual Beyond Terroir event will support 2 Mi’kmaw students at NSCC

Zabrina Whitman of the Glooscap First Nation says reconciliation can be a “buzzword” in Canada, and she doesn’t always see authentic examples firsthand.

But she says the people at Benjamin Bridge winery near Wolfville, N.S., are showing how easy — and delicious — it can be when one takes time to listen to Indigenous voices.

“You’re not opening your ears to learning when you’re just doing it so that you can check a box,” Whitman, Mi’kmaw liaison for the winery, said Saturday alongside Benjamin Bridge’s winemaker, Jean-Benoit Deslauriers.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/ns-winery-event-supports-mi-kmaw-students-entering-food-tourism-sectors-1.6220064

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