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“Food Sovereignty and Community Wellbeing"

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Boston, MA

UMass Boston - Women's and Gender Studies 270 class - GUEST LECTURE:

Rachel Sayet (Mohegan Tribe)

Rachel Sayet (MA, Harvard University) works for the Mohegan Tribe’s Cultural Department, where she is developing food sovereignty initiatives and continuing her community-based research focused on promoting traditional foods at Mohegan. Her most recent project is the Native Food Discussion Group, created to bring community members into discussion about Native foodways and to record traditional knowledge about seasonal eating, harvesting, growing, and fishing practices.

Free and open to the public

McCormack Building, 2nd floor, Room 404

Contact: Prof. Amy Den Ouden, Women's and Gender Studies Dept., UMass Boston (
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Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.