Come learn about Native foods of the Americas and cooking techniques! Free and open to the public.
Luz Calvo is a professor of Ethnic Studies at Cal State East Bay and Catriona Rueda Esquibel is a professor of Race and Resistance Studies at San Francisco State University.
Luz and Catriona live in Oakland, CA where they grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs on their small urban farm, as they study traditional Mesoamerican cuisine.
They co-authored the popular cookbook, Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing.
They also have a Facebook group Decolonize Your Diet, where they post recipes, news, and commentary on food justice, Indigenous foods, and ancestral knowledge.
California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Organizer of CIMCC Food Sovereignty Series: Decolonize Your Diet
The purpose of the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center is to culturally enrich and benefit the people of California and the general public. The goals of the Museum and Cultural Center are to educate the public about California Indian history and cultures, to showcase California Indian cultures, to enhance and facilitate these cultures and traditions through educational and cultural activities, to preserve and protect California Indian cultural and intellectual properties, and to develop relationships with other indigenous groups.