Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition

October 2 - 5, 2018

The Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition brought together tribal officials, researchers, practitioners, and others to discuss the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science, and identify new areas of work.

Since the inaugural conference in 2016, this conference series has received an overwhelming response. This 2018 conference welcomed more than 600 people from 38 states, three countries, and dozens of different tribes attended the conference. Fifty-six percent of the conference participants were Native.

Presenting sponsors

SMSC
HFHL

Diamond sponsor

DHS

 

Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Office of Economic Opportunity in the Department of Human Services

Gold sponsor

Newman’s Own Foundation

University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Silver sponsors

Stagetime Productions

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Bronze sponsors

Allina Health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Learning ZoneXpress

Tanka Bar

Tanka Fund

The Sioux Chef

University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

University of Minnesota Department of Food Science and Nutrition

University of Minnesota Extension

University of Minnesota Office of Equity and Diversity

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

University of Minnesota Office of the Provost

University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Additional sponsors

Montana State University McNair Scholars Program

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development