A resurgence of COVID-19 is wreaking new havoc on the restaurant industry but that’s not stopping some of the toughest, long-standing Native establishments from closing. Plus, Mexico’s new 50 peso bill celebrates Indigenous food and the sacred salamander. And we’ll learn more about U.S. Department of Agriculture’s initiative with a handful of Native non-profits to promote food sovereignty. Those are among the topics covered in our regular feature “The Menu” hosted by our resident foodie, Andi Murphy.
Heather Dawn Thompson – U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Tribal Relations
Isai Saleen – chef in Albuquerque.
Karlos Baca – cookbook author. “A Gathering Basket” cookbook by the i-Collective.
Andy Bessler – director of the National Tribal Air Quality Association
Break 1 music: Witchi Tai To (song) Joy Harjo (artist) Winding Through the Milky Way (album)
Break 2 music: Tapwe Oma (song) Fawn Wood (artist) Iskwewak (album)