Native American Heritage Month: Learning About Food

11/14/2022 3:34 pm


Food is a very important aspect of Native American culture. Click the following link to access a Wisconsin farm-to-school toolkit: American Indian Traditional Foods in USDA School Meals Programs. Making these traditional foods is one way to observe Native American Heritage Month -- by spreading knowledge and awareness of their culture to others.

Did you know? ...
1. Wild rice (also known as manoomin) is a staple food for many Native American tribes.
2. You must possess a license to harvest wild rice and follow specific guidelines set by the DNR.

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