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  • March 07, 2024 10:10 AM | Cheri Nemec (Administrator)

    Check out some of our recipes featuring Indigenous/Traditional Foods.  


  • April 05, 2022 11:00 AM | Susan Delle Shaffette (Administrator)

    We would like to share some resources we created to assist participants with redeeming benefits. Below are 4 of our WIC shopping videos. 

    Canned Vegetables: https://vimeo.com/642484400
    Fresh and Frozen fruits and vegetables: https://vimeo.com/619038991
    Canned Fruits: https://vimeo.com/619038991
    Farmer’s Market: https://vimeo.com/619020700

  • December 09, 2021 7:00 AM | Susan Delle Shaffette (Administrator)

    This guide is for all American Indian and Alaska Native women and their families who embrace life. It is a supportive tool for all women who choose to breastfeed.

    This Booklet, along with the 1-800-994-9662 and www.womenshealth.gov website, are designed to help you feel confident in your decision to breastfeed. Breastfeeding will help your baby avoid many health problems.

    Click to access the full guide.

  • December 07, 2021 5:09 PM | Susan Delle Shaffette (Administrator)

    Part of what we try to do is share information. This post shares a listing that is compiled by the US Bureau of the Interior of markets that are truly representing native artists.

    Click this link for the most recent list.

  • June 10, 2021 4:30 PM | Susan Delle Shaffette (Administrator)

    Traditional Foods Stories

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    American Indian and Alaska Native communities across the country are reclaiming traditional foods as part of the global Indigenous food sovereignty movement that embraces identity, history, and traditional ways and practices to address health.

    The stories below were compiled by Chelsea Wesner (Choctaw) to help NDWP understand the importance and meaning of traditional foods across Indian Country. The traditional foods stories represent Native communities across Indian Country.

    Part I—Traditional Foods in Native America pdf icon[PDF – 7 MB]

    Part II—Good Food is Power pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB]

    Part III—Compendium of Traditional Foods Stories pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]

    Part IV—Traditional Foods in Native America pdf icon[PDF – 7 MB]

    Part V—Traditional Foods in Native America pdf icon[PDF – 8 MB]

    For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndwp/traditional-foods/index.html 

About the coalition

NINAWC is a coalition representing over 45 Native American and Indigenous communities and their non-profit WIC organizations. These organizations provide services for women, children and infants. WIC associations are the front line of nutrition education and health care services for the nation’s most vulnerable families.


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