Tribal Practices For Wellness In Indian Country

Website: https://www.cdc.gov/healthytribes/tribalpractices.htm

Point of Contact: Joy Johnson

E-Mail Address: joy.johnson@winnebagotribe.com

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has spearheaded and facilitated the building of assets, including promoting and encouraging the necessary steps for a new farmers market in the community.Their work incorporates tribal practices and culture surrounding traditional foods and the role they play in a healthy diet and lifestyle. The tribe has also launched an initiative called HoChunk Harvest, a food sovereignty project which included the distribution of raised garden bedgs to Winnebago tribal citizens.