By: Queen Sacheen
You might ask what does contact and colonization have to do with gardening? Everything! The foods the mulmuthnee brought are filled with more chemicals then I can name and want to know about. We have as human beings taken personal comfort level to such a state of overkill it almost seems insurmountable but we have to abandon these ways of eating and producing foods so we can turn our collective attention and work as communities to ensure the continuity of the land. The foods of our oceans and lands are disappearing. Monoculture and industry is harming them, fish farms logging and pulp mills are the biggest offenders.
Food sovereignty is a big deal, more so then we know. That’s why community gardens are so revolutionary, but we can take it one step further and instead of growing foreign foods not Indigenous to our areas we can focus most of our attentions to nurturing and harvesting WITH CARE our local food systems. Permaculture and wild harvesting. Healing the lands from industry and devastation due to pollution. READ THE REST HERE: http://www.lastrealindians.com/axCommentDetails.php?postId=2141