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Sustainability Events

Earth Week
Stories and Lessons from Indigenous Culinary Ambassadors

These Native American chefs have traveled the world teaching peace and sustainability through Indigenous foods.

In this session, three chefs share stories and lessons from their travels and meetings with cultures from Guam to Russia, the UK to Japan, where they shared healthy models of living embedded in Native foodways.


  • Lois Ellen Frank, Kiowa
  • Walter Whitewater , Navajo/Diné
  • Brian Yazzie , Diné/Navajo

  • Moderated by Melissa Nelson, Professor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures

    This event is part of the Global Future Laboratory’s Earth Week Celebration, sponsored by the GFL Indigenous Knowledges Focal Area and the Cultural Conservancy. Go HERE for more events.

    Thursday, April 21, 2022
    10:00 - 11:30 a.m. AZ Time