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Canada's Food Guide for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis

Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis.

Here is a link to the website where PDF versions are available. Also there are links to view the document in Inukitut, Ojibwe, Plains Cree, and Woods Cree.

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My Big Fat Diet Website

Supersize Me meets Northern Exposure in My Big, Fat Diet when the Namgis First Nation of Alert Bay gives up sugar and junk food, returning to a traditional style of eating for a year to fight obesity and diabetes.

Indigenous Food Systems Network Website Launch

ork – Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty

On February 1, 2010, the Indigenous Food Systems Network Website was launched! The IFSN Website Project is a web-based centre for increasing awareness of issues, concerns and strategies related to protecting, conserving and restoring the myriad of Indigenous food based cultures across Canada.

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1st Annual Interior of B.C. Indigenous Food Sovereignty Conference Final Report

Since the time of contact with non Indigenous settlers in the southern interior of B.C. many traditional Indigenous harvesters including hunters, fishermen, and gatherers from the Ktunaxa, Nlaka’pamux, Secwepemc, St’at’imc, Syilx, and Ts’ilqotin nations have repeatedly expressed concern about the declining health and abundance of culturally important foods in our respective traditional territories. Therefore, the Interior of B.C.

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Development of an integrated diabetes prevention program with First Nations in Canada

Summary

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The following file is a 98 KB pdf document you many need to download Adobe Reader to open the file.

Citation / Reference: 
Ho, L.S., Gittelsohn, S.B., Harris and E. Ford. (2006) in Health Promotion International Journal. Vol. 21 No. 2. Oxford University Press.

Documenting Traditional Food Systems of Indigenous Peoples: International Case Studies - Guidelines for Procedures

Guidelines for proceeding with Indigenous community based research as it relates to traditional food systems. The link provides the following documents in pdf format.
1. International Case Studies
2. Procedures Manuel - Introduction
3. Procedures Manuel - 5 step
4. Procedures Manuel - Tools and References
5. Procedures Manuel - Appendices

Cultural Indicator's of Indigenous Peoples Food and Agro-ecological Systems

Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to contribute to the development, collection and use of cultural indicators of Indigenous Peoples’ food and agro-ecological systems for policy, planning and advocacy purposes.
Audience: The intended users of this paper are Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations (IPOs), Government departments responsible for data collection and statistics, UN agencies, NGOs, and other development actors.

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The following file is a 4552 KB pdf document you many need to download Adobe Reader to open the file.

Citation / Reference: 
Woodley. et. al. (2008). Cultural Indicator's of Indigenous food and agro-ecological systems. Rome, Italy. Electronic Publishing Policy and Support Branch, Communication Division. FAO