Circles & Straight Lines: an Indigenous Environmental History of the Buffalo Food System

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Speakers: Dr. Jill Falcon Ramaker (Anishinaabe)
Location: Ballroom A, Strand Union Building, Montana State University

Montana Institute on Ecosystem's presents Dr. Jill Falcon Ramaker (Anishinaabe) for a Distinguished Lecture Seminar.

Dr. Jill Falcon Ramaker (Anishinaabe)

Dr. Jill Falcon Ramaker (Anishinaabe)

Jill Falcon Ramaker (Anishinaabe: Turtle Mountain Ojibwe) is an Indigenous Environmental Historian and Assistant Professor of Community Nutrition and Sustainable Food Systems. She directs the Buffalo Nations Food System Initiative at Montana State University, an education and research initiative in support of intertribal food sovereignty aligned with the Buffalo Treaty. The initiative serves the Buffalo Nations biocultural region of the Northern Plains and Rockies including three Canadian provinces and five US states. She notably studies Indigenous food systems. Her research lies in the restoration of balance in human-natural systems, buffalo return, Indigenous land practices, ancestral seed rematriation, the buffalo culture seasonal round, and biocultural diversity. She is a mother of three and a member of Minweyweywiigan Midewiwin Lodge, Roseau River First Nation, MB.