Growing Indigenous Food Sovereignty: Okla Hina Ikhish Holo Network in Bvlbancha & the Gulf South

Monique Verdin, Osprey Orielle Lake, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN), Teena Pugliese | 2021 | 5 min.

2022 Official Selection

In the Mississippi River Delta, lndigenous territories are disappearing at one of the fastest rates on earth, due to extractive practices and a changing climate. Okla Hina Ikhish Holo (People of the Sacred Medicine Trail) is a network of femme/non-binary Indigenous gardeners, working urgently to develop the continuation of sacred, long-standing cultural practices connected to food, medicine, and land.

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