Sticking to a vegan diet takes a pretty big commitment. No meat, milk, eggs or anything derived from animal products. But it doesn’t mean your meals have to be boring. There are a number of traditional Native foods that are vegan including, blue corn mush, acorn stew, and wojapi. Some people choose to be vegan for health reasons. Others focus on animal welfare. We’ll talk with Native vegans about their reasons and hear about some time-tested recipes.
Vincent Schilling (Akwesasne Mohawk) co-host of the podcast Native Trailblazers and associate editor at Indian Country Today
Delores Schilling – co-host of the podcast Native Trailblazers
Tina Archuletta (Jemez Pueblo) – owner of Itality : Plant Based Wellness
Break 1 Music: Niizh Straight (song) Niizhoo Sullivan (artist) Rez Kid Rhythm (album)
Break 2 Music: Stick Game Song #9 (song) Judy Trejo (artist) Stick Game Songs of the Paiute (album)