Two activists in the efforts to preserve and revive Native American foodways, Sean Sherman and Elizabeth Woody, talk to Helen Veit about what “saving food” means to them. Sherman and Woody shared thoughts and stories at the 2018 Smithsonian Food History weekend, and we continue the discussion here. These conversations are about preserving foodways, but they are also about losing food, resources, and knowledge in ways that feel, and perhaps are, irrevocable.

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