Monthly Archives: July 2011

Indigenous Peoples Gather in Sweden, Release Food Sovereignty Agreement

Indigenous peoples from around the world recently gathered in Jokkmokk, Sweden, to share traditional knowledge on maintaining resilient, clean, and fair food systems. More than two hundred delegates, including wool producers from the Kemin region in Kyrgyzstan; the Touareg goat cheese and dried meat producers of Gargando from Mali; and the Lifou island taro and […]

Release of Sea Turtle Marks New Year, and New Tradition, for Seri People

The Seri are a tribe of expert fishers and crafts people inhabiting parts of Sonora, Mexico, where the desert meets the sea. For centuries, the people have celebrated their New Year, on July 1st, with songs, dance, games and a feast of delicious Seri food. Traditionally, the Seri New Year’s feast has included caguama – […]