What is the I Collective?

What is the I Collective?

The I-Collective stands for four principles: Indigenous, Inspired, Innovative, and Independent.

What is Native American food sovereignty?

Food sovereignty empowers Native households and communities to address issues of hunger and health by cultivating their own healthy, fresh foods. Public health data suggests that AI/AN individuals have a lower life expectancy and are affected by many more chronic conditions compared with other racial/ethnic groups.

What is the meaning of indigenous food?

Indigenous cuisine is a type of cuisine that is based on the preparation of cooking recipes with products obtained from native species of a specific area. Indigenous cuisine is prepared using indigenous ingredients of vegetable or animal origin in traditional recipes of the typical cuisine of a place.

What does food sovereignty look like?

Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems.

Which one is an indigenous fruit?

Indigenous fruits are those which are native to Africa, where they have originated and evolved over centuries. These are different to exotic fruits, such as citrus and even mango, which have been imported from other continents, although they may now be quite commonly grown in many areas.

What are the 7 pillars of food sovereignty?

Seven Pillars of Food Sovereignty

  • Focuses on Food for People. Puts people’s need for food at the centre of policies.
  • Builds Knowledge and Skills. Builds on traditional knowledge.
  • Works with Nature. Optimizes the contributions of ecosystems.
  • Values Food Providers.
  • Localizes Food Systems.
  • Puts Control Locally.
  • Food is Sacred.

What is swamp food?

In the United States, food swamps are defined as areas with 4 or more corner stores within 0.4 km (0.25 miles) of home or where the ratio of unhealthy to healthy food establishments exceeds 3.89 (2,3).

Which vegetables are indigenous?

Vegetable origins

Vegetable Hindi name Likely time of introduction
Okra Bhindi 100-500 CE
Onion Pyaaz Unknown, but present by 500 BCE
Potato Aloo 1600 CE
Sweet Potato Shakarkand 1600 CE)

What are some indigenous vegetables?

Chard (Beta vulgaris var. cicla)

  • Velvetleaf (Limnocharis flava) Velvetleaf (Limnocharis flava)
  • Indian lettuce (Lactuca indica) Indian lettuce (Lactuca indica)
  • Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
  • Kangkong (Ipomoea aquatica)
  • Saururus (Houttuynia cordata)
  • Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
  • Velvet plant (Gynura bicolor)
  • How do I know if I am Indigenous?

    For people researching the potential of a Native American past, you can: Look at available immigration or census records. Try different variants of any known ancestor’s names due to the anglicisation of their traditional names, which may have been misspelt. Look for Native American adoption records.

    What do Indigenous Peoples want?

    Despite their cultural differences, the diverse indigenous peoples share common problems also related to the protection of their rights. They strive for recognition of their identities, their ways of life and their right to traditional lands, territories and natural resources.