tag: agriculture

Elijah Marrietta
According to the Department of Agriculture, 59 percent of farmers in Arizona were Native, more than any other state.
Crystalyne Curley
The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting a roundtable to hear about Native priorities for the upcoming Farm Bill.
Chuck Hoskin Jr
At the Cherokee Nation, we are especially mindful that without food sovereignty, all other aspects of our sovereignty will be at risk.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
We have a responsibility to step up for our farmers and ranchers in their time of need.
Native America Calling NAC
Native America Calling talks with agriculture advocates about efforts to leverage the federal money to diversify the meat processing industry.
Native America Calling NAC
Numbers are hard to come by, but one survey found the number of Indigenous farmworkers in California alone reached 140,000.
Native America Calling NAC
Affording the basics is becoming harder every day as inflation continues to creep higher.
Native America Calling NAC
Kelp farming is a potentially profitable economic development venture for some coastal tribes.
cherokeebison
Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
yurokagriculturalcorporation

The Yurok Agricultural Corporation recently purchased 26-acres of land that will be used to develop a culturally relevant food sovereignty program on the Yurok Reservation in northern California.