Appropriation of Land and Seeds: Settler Colonialism's Impact on Native American Agriculturalists in the Midwestern U.S.”

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $200,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Christina Gish Hill
Iowa State University
Conference presentation that discussed how the process of settler colonialism in the Midwestern U.S. separated Native people from their agricultural ways. Gish Hill details this history, noting how these same settlers depended on Native growers for seeds bred to thrive in northern climates and land kept fertile through Indigenous practices.
Conference/Presentation Material
Christina Gish Hill
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Christina Gish Hill
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