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Virtual Panel Discussion: Traditional Food Knowledge and the Sacredness of Place

  • 6 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Zoom link: https://western.zoom.us/j/92367732368

The Resilience Studies Consortium Presents a Virtual Panel Discussion

“Healthy Environment, Healthy Culture, Healthy People”
Traditional Food Knowledge and the Sacredness of Place

Utilizing the indigenous paradigm “Healthy environment, healthy culture, healthy people,” (Cajete, 1999) this panel will bring together Native American and Chicana/o perspectives on traditional food knowledge in northern New Mexico. The panelists will discuss their work in maintaining health, cultural ecology, and
traditional sustainability practices in their communities.

June 11, 2020

6-7:30 pm

Zoom link: https://western.zoom.us/j/92367732368



  • Paula García, Executive Director of the New Mexico Acequia Association (Mora, NM)
  • Miguel Santistevan, Farmer/Educator at Sol Feliz Farms (Taos, NM)
  • Beata Tsosie-Peña, Tewa Women United, Coordinator for Environmental Health and Justice Program (San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM)
  • Don Bustos, Greenroots Institute (El Llano, NM)
  • Dr. Carnell Chosa, Co-Director and Co-Founder, The Leadership Institute at the Santa Fe Indian School Director,  Attach Your Heart Foundation (Jemez Pueblo, NM)
  • Dr. Patricia Trujillo, Director of Equity & Diversity/Faculty Advisor to the Sostenga Farm at      Northern New Mexico College (Española, NM)
  • Dr. Camilla Bustamante (Moderator), Dean of School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability at Santa Fe Community College/Founder of Sostenga Farm at NNMC (La Cienega, NM)
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