How Native Americans Are Fighting a Food Crisis

Indigenous people across the United States—like the Oglala Sioux on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation—are relying on survival tactics that their ancestors used to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, like seed saving, canning, and dehydrating food. Social distancing isn't as much of an issue as food shortages are in reservations. To pitch in individuals are doing things to help others, like growing crops, preparing seedlings of different crops for people to plant in their yards or donating from their own food reserves to others who might need it. This article highlights responses in reservations across the US.

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