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Tending Nature

Native Foodways with the Cultural Conservancy

Season 3 Episode 4

The commodification of food has led to a bottom-line approach that has disconnected people from their food sources entirely. The Cultural Conservancy, an inter-tribal organization headquartered on Ohlone land in modern-day San Francisco, is revitalizing Indigenous knowledge by inviting us to re-engage with the land, honor heirloom seeds, grow clean food and medicines, and decolonize our foodways.

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Reclaiming Agriculture with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation

The Yocha Dehe people are using ecological knowledge to rethink agri-business.
Season 3 Episode 3
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Preserving the Desert with NALC

The Native American Land Conservancy protects sacred tribal lands in the Mojave Desert.
Season 3 Episode 2
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Guarding Ancestral Grounds with the Wiyot

The Wiyot tribe from Humboldt County have fought for restored access to their land.
Season 3 Episode 1
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Managing Groundwater with the Paiute

The Paiute are shepherding conversations around access to water resources.
Season 2 Episode 4
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Restoring The River with the Yurok, Hupa and Karuk

The Yurok are working to revitalize the Klamath and Trinity Rivers.
Season 2 Episode 3
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Holistic Healing with the Syuxtun Collective

Scientists and doctors are embracing alternative, preventive, whole body medical options.
Season 2 Episode 2
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Rethinking The Coast with the Ti'at Society

Tongva, Chumash and Acjachemen members are rebuilding their connection with the ocean.
Season 2 Episode 1
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Healing the Body with United Indian Health Service

A new generation is jump starting several food sovereignty programs across California.
Season 1 Episode 4
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Tribal Hunting with the Pit River Peoples

The Pit River Tribe in Northeast California are reviving traditional hunting practices.
Season 1 Episode 3
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Decolonizing Cuisine with Mak-'amham

Ohlone chefs Louis Trevino and Vincent Medina are revitalizing Ohlone language and food.
Season 1 Episode 2
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