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FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Videos

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This gallery contains video resources such as cooking demonstrations from government agencies, non-profits, and ITOs. These videos can be used as part of a larger training or presentation or to provide inspiration and ideas to FDPIR program participants.

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Cooking Videos
Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners (OKTEP)
Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners is a SNAP-Ed Implementing Agency that partners with  Tribal nations, organizations and agencies to extend culturally relevant programming to youth and families. Cooking videos are filmed from above and edited to be 2-5 minutes. Each recipe is designed to include FDPIR foods and highlights one or more ingredients as traditional foods. The cooking videos are part of a larger project with Tribal partners that include recipe cards, traditional food descriptions with traditional language and handouts covering storage and preparation instructions. New videos are added monthly. For project materials, email teresajackson@oktep.com.  

Cooking Matters

Indigenous Meals with Chef Francisco Alegria
Cooking Matters
Chef Francisco, from the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin, joined a Cooking Matters Facebook Live event to discuss and demonstrate shopping for and preparing indigenous meals using traditional methods and cooking equipment. Chef Francisco incorporates a number of FDPIR Food Package items and includes helpful kitchen tips throughout. Recipes highlight wild rice tortillas, bison, butternut squash, dried fruit and nuts, and even white pine and maple syrup for tea! This Facebook Live event is about 45 minutes long with informative discussions and stories around indigenous people and food traditions.

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Anishinaabe Cooking Resources
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan partnered with the Walmart Foundation Healthy Native Foods Project and the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to produce a series of cooking videos featuring recipes that highlight traditional foods found in the FDPIR food package. Be sure to check out the Hominy Corn Soup!
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Chicken Casserole
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Learn to cook Chicken Casserole with David Halquist, Jr. of the Pokagon Tribe in Michigan. This cooking demonstration features a recipe from the Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods cookbook and all ingredients used can be found in the FDPIR food package.
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Menominee Cooking Demonstration Videos
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
This mini cooking series features local native chef Francisco and highlights recipes using foods found in the FDPIR food package.

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Healthy Cooking Videos from Menominee Nation
Menominee Food Distribution
Menominee Food Distribution is dedicated to providing quality service, a variety of nutritious food items, recipes and nutrition information for maintaining a balanced diet. This is a series of nine healthy cooking videos.
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Native Origins Cooking Series
AARP
AARP offers several videos on preparing traditional Native recipes.

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“Store Outside Your Door” Salmon Webisodes
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
These “Store Outside Your Door” videos showcase traditional salmon fishing and preparation, incorporating local and FDPIR foods:
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Biskinik: Food Distribution
Choctaw Nation
This video, produced by Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma, highlights the value of FDPIR and the importance of traditional foods to the community.
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MyPlate Kitchen Recipes
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
MyPlate Kitchen has over 16 recipe videos showing how to prepare healthy, budget-friendly recipes. 

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SNAP-Ed Recipe Video Collections
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
SNAP-Ed Partners across the country have created hundreds of quick and easy-to-follow recipe videos. Visit these SNAP-Ed sites to check out videos with step-by-step instructions to help everyone become a cooking champion!

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Logistics on Location: In Support of Native Americans
Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
This video, featuring the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association and Small Tribes of Western Washington, highlights the two-decade partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that brings fresh produce to FDPIR through the USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.
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Four Tucson Families: Keeping Healthy with Kids
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
This video provides a glimpse into the lives of four Native families that made small behavior changes for a healthy lifestyle.
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Native Exercise: Moving with Tradition
National Indian Justice Center
This short video focuses on Native Americans moving with tradition by learning how to incorporate more physical activities in their daily routine.

Interested in contributing content to the FDPIR Sharing Gallery? Send your recipes, photos, nutrition education materials, and other resources to USDAFoods@usda.gov.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) facilitated the development of this Sharing Gallery. Materials placed here do not reflect the policies of FNS, and FNS does not conduct thorough reviews of materials submitted for placement here.

06/04/2021