Sustainability Perspectives: The Iroquois White Corn Project
SUNY Oswego's Professor Kevin White will discuss the project as part of Peachtown Native American Education Week.
Hostetter Lecture Room (209), Stratton Hall
Kevin White, assistant professor, Native American & American Studies, SUNY Oswego, will discuss the Friends of Ganondagan’s Iroquois White Corn Project, an effort thatencompasses history, culture, community, entrepreneurship, collaboration, agriculture, health, and food systems.
The goal of the project is to restore the farming, consumption, and distribution of a traditional, nutritious, low-glycemic index Iroquois white corn, used widely by the Haudenosaunee for at least 2,000 years. This Sustainability Perspectives seminar will be held in conjunction with the Peachtown Native American Festival. Mr. White’s appearance is made possible through the generous support of the Juliana James Native American Scholar Funds.