TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE

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Jennifer Bell continues her discussion with Yadao Inong about traditional Native harvest of Lamprey "eel" along the Trinity and Klamath Rivers.


US FWS

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.


Jessica Eden

Jennifer Bell continues her discussion about traditional basketry with Lena Hurd.

Jen and Lena talk about maintaining healthy ecological connections and the importance of continuing to share local Native tradition with youth.


Jessica Eden

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.


California WaterBlog

On this week's Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell continues the discussion about traditional Tribal foods with Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd.

From baynuts and seaweed to the abundance in the rivers, Lena shares the harvest from Yurok Country.


Yurok Tribe

Food For Thought continues to highlight traditional Native foods. 

Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd joins Jennifer Bell to talk about harvesting and preparing acorns for acorn mush. 


Wiyot Tribe

Tending the Wild...

Adam Canter, botanist with the Table Bluff Natural Resouces Department joins Jennifer Bell for another discussion about the cultivation of traditional Wiyot foods and on-going restoration efforts. 


Wiyot Tribe

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. 


Dr. Frank Kanawha Lake tells KHSU that "reinstating traditional burning regimes today benefits not only the tribes and those ecosystems, but also the larger society and the public."