Prairie Rose Seminole - Keeping up with Traditions is Becoming a Dying Art

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Apr 25, 2016
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Prairie Rose Seminole - Keeping up with Traditions is Becoming a Dying Art

Prevention Specialist for the Boys and Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes in New Town, ND, USA appears on Austrian radio station FM4 to talk about being conscious about food and traditions Prairie Rose Seminole speaking at Session 561 | Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability.

Prairie Rose Seminole, Fellow of Session 561 | Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability has been featured on a segment for FM4 radio about taking a more conscious approach to food and maintaining traditions.

Seminole talked about her Native American heritage and how her ancestors and she forages in nature to help provide for herself and her tribe.

She also talked about the medicinal properties of plants and grass in nature that have been forgotten by the general population.

Seminole is a prevention specialist for the Boys and Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes in New Town, ND, USA. She is a citizen of the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota, a descendant of the Sahnish/Arikara, Northern Cheyenne and Lakota Nations, and a member of the Waterbuster Clan. Ms. Seminole believes in and emphasizes the interconnected nature of humanity and faith, and the responsibility we all have to ensuring social justice. Lifting up teachings from her parents, traditional gardening, wild food, and medicine harvesting have become Seminole’s lifeway.

She spoke to Salzburg Global about her close work with food and the importance of understanding the cultural practices surrounding food. You can read the full interview with Salzburg Global here.

The full interview is available to listen to below.

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More interviews with Fellows from Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability can be found on the session page: www.salzburgglobal.org/go/561.