Video and Music by Josh Knoff, CSUSM alum
VoiceOver by Barbara Drake, Tongva elder, California Native Plants Specialist, and co-founder of the Preserving Our Heritage: A Native Foods Bank Project
VoiceOver recorded by Deborah Small

This week-end, the San Diego Zoo’s Institute for Conservation Research is hosting a Native Foods Workshop for tribal teachers. The workshop will be taught by Barbara Drake, above, assisted by Craig Torres and others.

Chia candy; yucca and Indian lettuce salad; prickly pear/chia limeade; wooly blue curls tea, prickly pear, mesquite, and amaranth tortillas; sunflower seed/nettle soup; acorn and mesquite breads . . .

Thanks to Maren Peterson in Conservation Education at the Institute for Conservation Research for organizing this wonderful workshop.

Posted by deborah small

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