Restoring Food Sovereignty on the Spirit Lake Reservation

Native American communities combat pervasive food insecurity with novel approaches to their Food Distribution Program which is a part of the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). The Spirit Lake Reservation has applied this FDP to a grocery store as part of a triple-pronged approach that seeks to give recipients more agency over their food system through physical grocery stores, gardening programs, and cooking lessons using cultural ingredients.

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