Indigenous Circle

The Indigenous Circle at Food Secure Canada is a space where Indigenous People and non-Indigenous allies can share, strategize, and act to ensure food sovereignty for Indigenous Peoples.

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The Indigenous Circle has been active since 2009 and is responsible for Chapter 1 of the People's Food Policy, Indigenous Food SovereigntyThe priorities from this paper are contained in Resetting the Table: A People's Food Policy for Canada.

We are committed to working together to build partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Our guiding principles are outlined in the living document, First Principles Protocol for Building Cross-Cultural Relations.

We have recently joined our voices to express outrage at the Federal Government's cuts to Indigenous health organizations. For more details on these cuts, please read Ellen Gabriel's presentation to the Special Rapporteur on the Right to food on May 7th, 2012 in Ottawa.


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