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Roots of Change: Food Policy in Native Communities


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The food sovereignty movement in Indian Country has been spurred by the hard work and dedication of reservation-based community and nonprofit organizations and forward-thinking tribal governments.  All are looking to sustain and protect traditional food sources, control local food systems and improve community, nutrition, health and economies. Increasingly, these various groups within the food movement in Indian Country are examining how tribal policy and legislation can be used to change behaviors related to diet, health and economy, and increase regulatory control over local food systems.