ENVS 049. Indigenous Food Sovereignty.


Indigenous lands and foodways are intrinsic to community health and wellbeing, cultural identity, and cultural continuity. This course will explore multiple dimensions of Indigenous food sovereignty that include: Indigenous rights, land rights, impacts of colonization, access to traditional food sources, local economy, interconnected relationships, and traditional land practices and food systems based on cultural ways of knowing. Case studies in a local and global context will be used to examine various topics and how distinct Indigenous communities are framing and practicing food sovereignty. The course will use a framework of decoloniality and cultural and ecological sustainability centering Indigenous voice.
This course counts as an Environmental humanities for the ENVS major/minor.
1 credit.
Eligible for ESCH, ENVS
Fall 2022. Benally.
Catalog chapter: Environmental Studies  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/environmental-studies


Access the class schedule to search for sections.




Print-Friendly Page (opens a new window)