First Nations Food Taster Friday

Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association is hosting the First Nations Food Taster. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Jacobetti Complex commons.

The First Nations Food Taster provides guests with an array of Native American foods. Recipes from the Decolonizing Diet Project will be featured, offering traditional Native American foods. Some contemporary Native American dishes will also be available. This year’s menu may include bison stew with cranberries, turkey roast, pecan whitefish, venison and squash bisque.

Tickets can be purchased via cash or check in advance from the Center for Native American Studies in Whitman Hall, or at the door. Advance prices are $5 for NMU students with ID, elderly, veterans and youth ages 5-10; and $10 for general admission. Door tickets cost $2 more, respectively.

The Food Taster is a fundraiser for NASA’s annual pow wow. November is Native American Heritage Month. For more information, visit

Prepared By

Carley Dole
Student Writer