Wolastoqiyik communities will get three sisters plants in a bag to reintroduce traditional food

On a bright sunny day, battling a swarm of black flies, six Indigenous women met 19 kilometres north of Fredericton to begin potting the three sisters plants in an effort to reintroduce traditional foods to the six Wolastoqiyik communities in New Brunswick..

The plants they used were flint corn, butternut squash and red scarlet runner beans.

The introduction of European staples, such as sugar, lard and milk, have led many Indigenous people to have an unhealthy relationship with food, said Amanda Myran, the health services manager with the Wolastoqey Tribal Council. Full story here.

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