USDA announces new resources at White House Tribal Youth Summit


Last updated 1/22/2024 at 10:04am


One of the initiatives announced by the USDA at the White House Tribal Youth Summit is The Office of Tribal Relations Indigenous Food Sovereignty Initiative partnering with the North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS) to produce a series of videos on Indigenous foods foraging and cooking.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-More than 100 Native American youth attended the 2023 White House Tribal Youth Summit in early November.

At the event, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new resources to inspire Native American youth to explore Indigenous foodways and knowledge and highlight career paths at USDA and beyond. These efforts are part of USDA's commitment to empowering tribal self-determination and bringing Indigenous perspectives into agriculture, food, and nutrition.

"USDA is reimagining how we support Indigenous agriculture and tribal communities," said Agriculture Secretary To...

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