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Speaking on the Decolonization of Ohlone Diet & mak-'amham

At California College of the Arts in Oakland.

We will speak about our efforts to revive and strengthen traditional Ohlone Indian foods. Our work to strengthen our food is rooted in the decolonization process, and we will discuss ways that bringing our Ohlone foods back to the tables of our communities has been part of a larger effort to reclaim cultural traditions that were taken from our people through invasion, colonization, and assimilationist policies. Together, we work to reverse those effects and connect with a worldview that is aligned with our ancestors