Food Sovereignty & Subsistence

Food sovereignty and connection with foodways and subsistence can promote Indigenous health and wellness and

offset health and economic inequities. Foodways provide an important connection to family and cultural traditions. In these articles,

we talk more about the role of food sovereignty and subsistence in communities.

Food Sovereignty & Women's Roles

McKinley, C. E., Liddell, J. L., Dynan, M., Salois, E. M., Rodning, C. B. (In Press). “I Need to Decolonize My Mind:” Food Sovereignty Promoting Female-Centered Balance, Reconnection, and Wellness. In Shukla, P. Settee, and N. K. Lincoln (Eds.) Indigenous Wisdom and Innovations for Sustainable Food Systems and Planetary Health. Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc. (Submitted 6.9.21).

Family as Conduit to Promote Indigenous Foodways &
Cultural  Traditions

McKinley, C.E., Temple, C., Lesesne, R. S., & Rodning, C. (2020). Family as the conduit to promote Indigenous enculturation and wellness: “I wish I had learned earlier”: Food and cultural traditions. Journal of Evidenced- Based Social Work, 17(1), 1-23. PMC7055490

Subsistence, Well-being, & Resilience

Burnette, C.E. Clark. B., & Rodning, C. B. (2018). “Living off the land”: How subsistence promotes well-being and resilience among Indigenous Peoples of the U.S. Southeast. Social Service Review, 92(3), 369-400. PMC6407868