Register today: https://greatlakes2018.eventbrite.com
We are excited to feature a full traditional buffalo butchering workshop led by Arlo and Lisa Iron Cloud at this year’s Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit held at the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Iowa from May 9-13. Starting with a ceremony and respectful kill in the field on Wednesday morning, May 9th, this workshop will cover all aspects of traditional butchering and use of the animal over the following days, with meat going onto the event menu.
Part of the intention behind this workshop is reconnecting to traditional, full-use approaches that respect the gifts provided by our four-legged relatives. By conducting the kill in the field, the animal will be placed under less stress. The hands-on nature of this workshop will give participants a much better understanding and appreciation of from where our meat comes.
Registration is now open for the 2018 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit that will be held at the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Iowa. Confirmed presenters and chefs include Loretta Barrett Oden (Corn Dance Cafe), Rowen White (Indigenous Seed Keepers Network), Sean Sherman (The Sioux Chef), Ben Jacobs (Tocabe), Claudia Serrato, Marlene Aguilar, Kevin Finney, and many more to be announced.
The early registration rate runs through March 31st.
This year’s Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit will be hosted by the Meskwaki Nation in partnership with the Intertribal Agriculture Council and Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance in Tama, Iowa from May 9-13. Registration is now open at the Eventbrite site by clicking here. This year’s event will again feature a concurrent regional youth summit as well.