Six Pillars for Food Self Determination

The Pillars of reclaiming our right for food self-determination in Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Our approach is built on the belief that:

  • Locally sourced food will be more sustainable and secure than any other food;
  • Community members currently have and will further develop the interest, capacity and resources to hunt, fish, forage, and grow foods;
  • Imported food will supplement a strong local food system;
  • Employment opportunities can be created around food;
  • Inter-generational knowledge transfer is fundamental;

Click on the images below to view the pillars

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