Indigenous Food Sovereignty

While there is no universal definition for food sovereignty, it offers a long-term approach to addressing food security (Indigenous Food Systems Network, n.d.). Indigenous food sovereignty must address the underlying systemic issues and generational impacts on Indigenous peoples affecting their ability to "responding for [their] own needs for healthy, culturally adapted Indigenous foods" (Indigenous Food Systems Network, n.d.).

Principles of Indigenous Food Sovereignty (IFS)

The four key principles of Indigenous food sovereignty are based in the "related knowledge, values and wisdom built up over thousands of years" that guide the Indigenous food sovereignty movement today (Indigenous Food Systems Network, n.d.).