Interviews

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Mohegan anthropologist Rachel Sayet Rachel or Akitusu (She Who Reads) is a member of the Mohegan Nation and the daughter of the Mohegan tribal historian. She was immersed in the culture and traditions of her people from a very young age. In this video she discusses her family history and information about Tantaquidgeon Museum, the oldest Native American museum in U.S, founded by her Great Aunt Gladys Tantaquidgeon.


Chef Sherry Pocknett, Jay Levy, and I, discuss the many ways Native peoples give thanks. We also discuss Native foods, then and now, and the problematic nature of  the modern Thanksgiving holiday.


Join Tagan Engel, and myself as we discuss the Maple Moon and my family's legacy of female educators.


Join Tagan Engel, Franco Comacho, Babz Rawls Ivy, and I, as we discuss Summer food finds in CT including powwow food and more!


"Chowders and Cornbreads: Northeastern Comfort Foods, 4 Recipes"

By Christina Rose, Indian Country Today, March, 2015.


Master gardener and writer Judith Dreyer interviews Rachel about Native food, spirituality, and ways to connect with Mother Earth.