Latest Past Events
Film Synopsis: Food is Connection documents various initiatives to strengthen Indigenous sovereignty and cultural connections through food on Vancouver Island. Registration: https://uvic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdeuvrDorE9yHjfNRpGcfdOegwOPNXWHC The screening will be followed by a conversation with Ariel Reyes from the IYÉ collective, film's director Jumana Risheq from the IYÉ collective, Earl Claxton Jr, (Thu-thay-tun Kapilano) from Tsawout First Nation, who is an Elder, storyteller and educator, and Jared Qwustenuxun Williams who is Chef to the Quw'utsun Sul-hween and writer for the […]
Film Synopsis: Gather documents the growing movement among Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political, and cultural identities through food sovereignty. Registration: https://story-spaces.com/events/gather-3an6t0 The screening will be followed by a conversation with Dawn Morrison, Secwepemc Founder/Curator of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Nephi Craig, an Apache Chef, owner of Café Gozhóo, and featured in the film
Food producers and sustainable food-system advocates from four continents will talk about their challenges and successes, and converse with the audience about building community resilience through local food action.