The Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ

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The Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge
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     "The Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ"
    Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium
    University of Washington, Seattle

    This symposium brings people together to share knowledge on topics such as traditional foods, plants and medicines; environmental and food justice; food sovereignty/security; health and wellness; and treaty rights. This event serves to foster dialogue and build collaborative networks as we, Native peoples, strive to sustain our cultural food practices and preserve our healthy relationships with the land, water, and all living things. Registration is now open and the theme for this year's symposium is:

    "Health, Healing & Resilience"

    12th Annual Living Breath Indigenous Foods Symposium – Save the Date - May 3 and 4, 2024

    UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House, 4249 Whitman Ct, NE, UW Seattle campus, Seattle, WA, 98105. 

    If you would like to know about upcoming events please sign up for our mailing list. Please see our website and Facebook page for more information on previous events:

    Our annual event draws over 300 people from the UW campus community, regional tribal and urban Indigenous communities, and throughout the U.S, Canada, Mexico, and Aotearoa New Zealand. Our symposium is a signature event for the UW Intellectual House and has become an important venue for bringing together people from diverse communities and organizations who share the same commitment to protecting Indigenous homelands and the environment. It serves to foster dialogue and build collaborative networks as Indigenous peoples strive to sustain cultural food practices and preserve healthy relationships to the land, water, and all living things.

    For registration information contact Dr. Dian Million at dianm@uw.edu. For information, please visit our website: livingbreathfoodsymposium.org or our Facebook page. You can also contact Dr. Charlotte Coté at clotise@uw.edu or the AIS office at (206) 543-9082.

    Planning Team: Dr. Charlotte Coté, Dr. Dian Million, Susan Balbas, Dr. Clarita Lefthand-Begay, Dana Arviso, Bridget Ray, Dr. Jessica Salvador, and Tia Yazzie.

    For information about past events, please view our newsletter (PDF) or visit our websiteFacebook page, or on Twitter: #livingbreath2021 #indigenousknowledge. 

    Past Events

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