Poet Heid Erdrich Turns Talents to a Cultural Cookbook Celebrating Indigenous Foods

Konnie Lemay, Indian Country
When Heid Erdrich observed the growth of the “locavore” movement—the push to buy and consume locally grown food—she saw a disturbing lack in an otherwise laudable concept. “Locavore folks were eating foods long-grown here by indigenous culture groups, but they did not know it,” Heid said. “I asked, ‘Where did this food come from originally?’ It really wasn’t of concern to people” … READ MORE