Mi’kmaq use traditional roots and cultural teachings to rebuild Indigenous food sovereignty – Global News

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Mi’kmaq use traditional roots and cultural teachings to rebuild Indigenous food sovereignty – Global News

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202126 Views

June 16, 2021

Eskasoni First Nation community members in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw people, are reclaiming their traditional teachings to overcome the food insecurity that was caused by Canada’s residential school system.

“Settlers bringing and isolating our First Nation people within reservations and cutting off, not only the access to be able to go out and hunt and fish outside your community,” said Nadine Bernard, an Eskasoni community member and advocate for Indigenous food sovereignty.

Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to locate and identify all of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on former residential school sites across Canada.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/7954215/mikmaq-traditional-roots-cultural-teachings-rebuild-indigenous-food-sovereignty/

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