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Food is Medicine: An Indigenous Foods Cooking Demonstration

  • Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, RM 422 1664 North Virginia Street Reno, NV, 89503 United States (map)

Chef Lois Ellen Frank (Kiowa) and Chef Walter Whitewater (Diné) will do a cooking demonstration that features some of the traditional foods of Numu, Newe, and Washiw, the Indigenous Peoples of this region, and discuss how decolonizing our diets holds benefits for health and wellness, as well as the perpetuation of cultural knowledge. Chefs Frank and Whitewater authored the James Beard Award winning cookbook, Foods of the Southwest Indian Nations.

Limited Seating: The event is free, but please RSVP early to guarantee a seat.