We know how to feed ourselves’: Indigenous agency reclaiming buffalo as food source to help the needy – The Star Phoenix

Nov 23, 2022

“We’re doing something our ancestors did, and we’re utilizing those traditions and ways of life to provide for our community.”

PEEPEEKISIS CREE NATION — Outside, the October air held more than a nip of cold; inside, the teepee was warm as guests settled into a circle.

The gathering included community members and the morning’s hunting party, along with select invited guests and chief visionary officer Alicia Morrow from the Comeback Society, a Regina non-profit focused on Indigenous reconnection.

Morrow facilitated what was about to happen: Harvesting a buffalo from the herd on the First Nation to use in the meal program her agency runs to feed the homeless and most vulnerable in the city.

Read More: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/saskatchewan/we-know-how-to-feed-ourselves-indigenous-agency-reclaiming-buffalo-as-food-source

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