2019 Annual Report

April 23, 2020

Introducing the 2019 Annual Report The programs and successes of our community partners is evident in First Nations’ 2019 Annual…


Recognition and Support of Indigenous California Land Stewards, Practitioners of Kincentric Ecology

August 11, 2020

It is important for regional, national, and international organizations to support Indigenous peoples in their efforts to advance the rights…


Charting a Path Forward

August 26, 2020

The Native Nonprofit Sector and the COVID-19 Pandemic In June 2020, First Nations launched a survey to better understand the…


Changing the Narrative about Native Americans: A Guide for Allies

December 20, 2018

Ready to change the dominant narrative? Click on this messaging guide for allies, from the Reclaiming Native Truth Project.

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The Native American Electorate’s Role in the Blue Wave Referendum on President Trump’s Policy Agenda

In a historic mid-term election that saw minority and women voters energized like never before, one of the major themes…



By Patricia Rowland

Pound meat very thin and dry in the oven. Grind the dried meat in a food processor. Add the chokecherries…


Dry Meat Soup

By Maria Charette

Boil water in a large sauce pan, add the dry meat. This process will take a while as you need…


Dried Berries

After picking the berries, put them, including the seeds, in a blender or food processor and blend/process into a pulp.…


Berry Pudding (Northern Cheyennes make Chokecherry Pudding)

There are no measurements in this berry pudding. The recipe depends on the amount of berries you have.

Boil berries in a large saucepan, the water should be a couple of inches above the berries. Boil approximately 10…


Wild Rice Hamburgers

Want to lighten up those burgers while helping to keep them moist and delicious?  If so, definitely give this recipe…

Thoroughly mix the wild rice, ground beef and optional ingredients, if desired, in a large bowl until the texture is…


Blueberry and Peach Salsa

Blueberries have and continue to be a major food source for Great Lakes Region Indian communities in the summer; peaches…

Simply mix the ingredients and serve with your favorite tortilla chips.


Corn, Blueberry and Wild Rice Salad

Makes 8 servings

In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add corn. Cook covered for 5 minutes, or until tender.…


Double Cornbread Muffins

Makes 12 muffins

Position a rack in the center of the oven, and heat the oven to 350° F. Spray muffin liners with…


Three Sisters Soup

From Donna LaChapelle and Patricia Chandler Makes 4 servings

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, cook for 3 to 5 minutes or…


Wojapi (Dakota Berry Sauce)

In a saucepan, simmer berries and water over low heat, stirring occasionally. (If using fresh berries, you may need more…


Wild Gitigan Salad

Six talented Native youth leaders from Dream of Wild Health created this salad using ingredients important to their Native American…

Cook the black beans. Either soak beans overnight or use the quick-boil method. Then, add beans to a pot of…