Saskatoon Tribal Council, Sask. Polytechnic collaborating to tackle food insecurity – CBC

Children accounted for 46% of people who received food hampers from Lac La Ronge Food Bank in July

Sep 06, 2017

The Saskatoon Tribal Council and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have signed a memorandum of understanding which the organizations said will “enhance training and applied research for Indigenous food sovereignty.”

The five-year agreement sets the framework for collaboration on food security in Indigenous communities throughout the province, and research on how to best make use of available land.

“If there’s one thing that First Nations have, it’s land,” said Tribal Chief Felix Thomas.

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