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Dena’ina Plants as Food and Medicine Conference
September 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 7:15 pm
The conference, a partnership between Kenaitze Indian Tribe and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, with support from The CIRI Foundation, will promote traditional plant knowledge, ethical harvesting and more.
Highlights will include demonstrations, workshops and special presentations around the theme Nudnelyahi Qudulyi, meaning “that which grows medicine.” Participants will gain traditional plant knowledge, and have a chance to embrace values of responsible stewardship of Alaska’s lands, waters, flora and fauna. The conference also will explore the history, traditions and values of the Dena’ina people while highlighting their rich lifeway and belief systems.