Organizations


We aren’t the only ones talking about these issues! Check out these organizations in Canada and the USA working on topics like food, the environment, culture and health and how they are making a difference.  Know ones that aren’t listed here? Send us an email so we can spread the word!


Turtle Island Native Network

Check out this awesome webpage that has many cool video YouTube links to community food security initiatives such as the First Nations Food, Nutrition, and Environment Sutdy (FNFNES), Mapping Traditional Foods in Kingcome, Learning how to Bake Bannock and more!  
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White Earth Land Recovery Project

Website contains information on the importance of traditional foods in diet to reduce the threat of diabetes. The organization sells traditional foods provided by the White Earth Indian Reservation such as buffalo, wild rice, jam, hominy (smoked dried corn), maple butter; which are not genetically modified, amongst many other foodstuffs.
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Mvskoko Food Sovereignty Inititative (MFSI)

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable agriculture, economic development, community involvement, cultural and educational programs.
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Honor the Earth

Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, established by Winona LaDuke and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in 1993 to address the two primary needs of the Native environmental movement: the need to break the geographic and political isolation of Native communities and the need to increase financial resources for organizing and change.
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Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)

Founded in 1991 by a diverse group of youth, educators, business leaders, government and community members, LSF is a non-profit Canadian organization that was created to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s education system.
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Earth Day Canada

Earth Day Canada (EDC), a national environmental charity founded in 1990, provides Canadians with the practical knowledge and tools they need to support a healthier environment. We educate, empower and inspire Canadians of all ages and backgrounds to achieve local solutions to improve the state of the environment through our suite of year-round and award-winning programs.
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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Program in Canada

Roots and Shoots Program creates a powerful youth-driven network where adults and youth come together to share ideas and implement successful community service projects and participate in special events and global campaigns.
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First Nations Food, Nutrition & Environment Study

FNFNES is a study on the safety and nutritional composition of First Nation diet that will cover over 100 First Nation communities across the country by 2018.  Check out the website for updates on the study and to find out what kind of studies were done!
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Indigenous Food Systems Network

The Indigenous Food Systems Network Website was developed by the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty and is designed to allow individuals and groups involved with Indigenous food related action, research, and policy reform to network and share relevant resources and information.
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Food Secure Canada

Food Secure Canada is a national voice for the food security movement in Canada. It is a nonprofit organization with individual and organization members across Canada.
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