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, Food Deserts, & Subsistence Practices
Liddell, J. L., Kington, S. G., & McKinley, C. E. (2022). “You Got to Drive 30 Miles to Get an Apple”: Indigenous Food Sovereignty, Food Deserts, and Changing Subsistence Practices in the Gulf Coast, SN Social Sciences, 2 232. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-022-00530-5
Subsistence, Physical Activity, & Natural World
McKinley, C. E. (2022). “We were always doing something outside. … I had a wonderful, wonderful life”: U.S. Indigenous Peoples’ subsistence, physical activity, and the natural world. Social Science & Medicine: Qualitative Research in Health. 100170, 2667-3215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100170.
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). Revision due 10.15.22.