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16th Annual Indigenous Farming Conference & 2nd Annual Indigenous Hemp Conference

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Name: 16th Annual Indigenous Farming Conference & 2nd Annual Indigenous Hemp Conference
Date: February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Event Description:

Aanji-bimaajitoon Gidibaajimowininaan

?Revitalizing our story?

16TH ANNUAL INDIGENOUS FARMING CONFERENCE &

2ND ANNUAL INDIGENOUS HEMP CONFERNCE

AT THE MAPLELAG RESORT FEBRUARY 28TH ? MARCH 3RD, 2019

IN CALLAWAY, MINNESOTA ON THE WHITE EARTH RESERVATION

White Earth, Minn.- January 24, 2019 ? Mark your calendars on the evening of February 28th

through March 3rd, 2019, for the 16th Annual Indigenous Farming Conference, Aanji-bimaajitoon

Gidibaajimowininaan, Revitalizing Our Story, sponsored by the White Earth Land Recovery

Project, and the 2nd Annual Indigenous Hemp Conference the day of February 28th, 2019

sponsored by the Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute and Winona?s Hemp & Heritage Farm.

Join us and learn about a wide array of topics and discussions such as community land

revitalization, food sovereignty initiatives, tribal food and farm policy, Indigenous Seed Keepers

Network, native agricultural techniques, tribal college extension programs and much more! We

also feature a youth track, story-telling, films, and hands-on demonstrations.

Confirmed presenters include Martin Reinhardt (Anishinaabe), Valerie Segrest (Muckleshoot),

Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin (Maya), Jim Chamberlin and Zachary Paige, Winona LaDuke

(Anishinaabe), JoDan Rousu (Anishinaabe), Linda Black Elk (Standing Rock Dakota), Jessica

Greendeer and Claire Luby (Ho-Chunk), Ed Spevak, Rowen White (Akwesasne), Kevin Finney,

Sean Sherman (Oglala Lakota), Elizabeth Hoover (Mohawk/Mi?kmaq), LeAnn Littlewolf

(Anishinaabe), and others.

Before the start of the Indigenous Farming Conference, join us for a day of learning, networking

and workshops on February 28th. Local and regional hemp experts will join us to discuss the

potential of hemp for tribal economies. Topics include cultivation and varieties, refining, and

value-added products, and tribal regulations.

Early bird registration for both conferences is now open on the White Earth Land Recovery

Project website: http://welrp.org/ through February 8th, 2019. Registration is still open through

February 22nd, 2019 at regular cost.

About the White Earth Land Recovery Project

The Mission of the White Earth Land Recovery Project is to facilitate the recovery of the original

land base of the White Earth Indian Reservation while preserving and restoring traditional

practices of sound land stewardship, language fluency, community development, and

strengthening our spiritual and cultural heritage.

http://welrp.org/

About Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute & Winona?s Hemp & Heritage Farm

Winona LaDuke?s Hemp and Heritage Farm with Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute will generate

local wealth in our community by establishing a training institute for indigenous foods and hemp

farming and working with our youth to create the next generation of Anishinaabe farmers.

https://www.winonashemp.com/

For more information or to interview presenters in advance please contact:

Bridget Guiza IFC Planning

weseedlibrary@gmail.com

218-375-3200

Margaret Rousu- Interim Executive Director White Earth Land Recovery Project

Rousu20@gmail.com

218-375-2600

Kristen Tharaldson ? Assistant to Winona LaDuke, Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute &

Winona?s Hemp & Heritage Farm

kristen.tharaldson@honorearth.org

Location:
Maplelag Resort
30501 Maplelag Road
Callaway, MN 56521
Date/Time Information:
February 28th March 3rd
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