How Kakisa, N.W.T., is looking to Brazil for inspiration on how to grow food – CBC

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Chief Lloyd Chicot recently toured Indigenous communities with a Wilfrid Laurier University researcher

Oct 20, 2019

A Northwest Territories First Nation is looking to Brazil for inspiration on how to sustainably grow food.

Ka’a’gee Tu First Nation Chief Lloyd Chicot recently returned from a tour of Indigenous communities in the southern part of the country with Andrew Spring, a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. Spring has spent the past five years in Kakisa, working with community on new ways to grow, hunt and gather their own food.

“Food systems in the Northwest Territories, it’s all about taking care of the land, it’s all about the traditional food system of hunting, gathering, fishing,” said Spring.

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