Indigenous community turns fish into veggies


Last updated 9/15/2023 at 9:37am

COLVILLE LAKE, NWT-What do you do when you need to use gardens to grow food, but little soil is available? That can be a huge problem when you live on the Canadian Shield-the largest mass of exposed rock on the Earth.

One Indigenous community 80 km above the Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territories, knows the problem too well. Their traditional lifestyle of fishing, hunting and trapping is flourishing, but every healthy lifestyle needs greens and other nutritions that come from soil-based foods.

So, as part of their Nutrition North Canada Nutrition Education Initiatives project, Bedhzi Ahda...

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