Along the banks of the Trinity River, Jennifer Bell and Yadao Inong discuss traditional harvest of pacific lamprey, often referred to as eels. Yadao and Jennifer's conversation ranges from the cultural context of 'eel' harvest to delicious ways to eat these ecologically important river residents.
On this week's Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell and Lena Hurd discuss the crafting of traditional baskets for use in cooking. Lena takes us through the process of harvesting materials, proper care for them and then the making and use of traditional cooking baskets.
On this segment of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell connects with Adam Canter, botanist with the Table Bluff Natural Resouces Department. They discuss historic cultivation of traditional foods and the Wiyot Tribe's current ecological restoration efforts.