Crystal Wahpepah (Kickapoo and Sac and Fox) opened Wahpepah’s Kitchen in Oakland, California, one of the area’s first Native restaurants, after years of catering and teaching diners about the richness of Indigenous food. Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz (Tewa and Chicana) debuts her book “Earth Medicines,” a collection of healthy recipes and ancestral knowledge. Native America Calling’s resident foodie Andi Murphy explores the latest developments in Indigenous food and food sovereignty.
Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz (Tewa and Chicana) – traditional healer of Kitchen Curandera and author of “Earth Medicines: Ancestral Wisdom Healing Recipes, and Wellness Rituals from a Curandera”
Crystal Wahpepah (Kickapoo and Sac and Fox) -chef and owner of Wahpepah’s Kitchen
Sherry Pocknett (Wampanoag) – chef and owner of the Sly Fox Den Restaurant and Bar
“New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian” by Freddie J. Bitsoie (Diné)
Break 1 Music: Tha Mash Up (song) Wayne Silas, Jr. (artist) Infinite Passion (album)
Break 2 music: Encouragement Pipe Song (song) Joseph Shields, Jr. (artist) Wahancanka [Remember Me Grandfather] (album)