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Indigenous Culinary Arts

This guide will direct you to some great resources located in the Library in the Indigenous culinary arts field.

How to evaluate websites

There is an endless supply of information to be found online, but determining what information is accurate and credible is sometimes difficult. Knowing how to effectively evaluate information found on the web is imperative for credibility; this will ensure your assignments use accurate, current, and relevant information.  

To learn more about evaluating webpages, check out Evaluate Websites and Online Resources.

Featured Web-Based Videos

Red Chef Revival - Episode 1 - Osoyoos

This is not another story of bannock and Saskatoon berries - Red Chef Revival, produced by Black Rhino Creative, is a six-episode, 22-minute food and travel show exploring modern Indigenous cuisine through the eyes of three successful indigenous chefs. Algonquin chef Cezin Nottaway, who runs a food business out of Kitigan Zibi Algonquin First Nation (Maniwaki) in Quebec and has been featured in The New York Times; Rich Francis, a Top Chef finalist; and Chartrand, a Chopped finalist and the first Aboriginal chef to take top honours at a Gold Medal Plates competition. The three chefs involved learn about new paths toward reconciliation in the series, and food is the entry point. 

Aboriginal Cooking from Canada's Leading Indigenous Chef

Rich Francis has devoted himself to reinvigorating pre-colonial cooking in Aboriginal communities across Canada and introducing these recipes to all of society. His "Cooking for Reconciliation" series began at Skwachays Lodge in Vancouver in spring 2017 with an epic feast.

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