“Indigenous Food Sovereignty” A Conversation with Lois Ellen Frank (Red Mesa Cuisine) and Elizabeth Hoover (Brown University)

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:30pm
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Sage Hall, 24 See map
Promoted by RITM

Lois Ellen Frank is a Santa Fe, New Mexico based chef, author, Native foods historian and photographer. Frank was born in New York City and raised on Long Island, New York with her father’s side of the family. She is from the Kiowa Nation on her mother’s side and Sephardic on her father’s side. Her first career experiences were as a professional cook and organic gardener. 

Elizabeth Hoover is Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies, and teaches courses on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research.

Sponsor:
Yale Group for the Study of Native America and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies