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Daryle Conquering Bear Crow is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe, located in Pine Ridge, South Dakota but currently resides in Denver, Colorado. Daryle has had a passion for growing food and talking about seeds to youth and elders. Daryle believes that our seeds are our food for a better and healthier Native American future. Daryle has seen the process of planting seeds, caring for them to harvest, and retaining the seeds for future growth as a key part of the Indigenous way of living. He is also a proud 2 spirit who loves to laugh, bead, and share stories that have been passed down to him.

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Val Valdez

Descubriendo Mis Maices: An Ethnobotanical Pilgrimage is Val's latest project, documenting her 6-month seed journey in the land of her Ancestors 𑁋 Central Mexico. She shares her reflections through photography, poetry, collage, and of course, seeds.

Brandon Francis pt2

Brandon Francis is a plant researcher, but his first 'classroom lessons' were held in the corn fields of his family when he was a youth. We casually conversate about food sovereignty, grains, and the importance of intersecting food growing with childhood.

Brandon Francis pt1

Brandon Francis connects us to corn and his cosmology through stories and traditions practiced by his ancestors for thousands of years, offering a researcher's perspective of why these practices have continued into modern times.

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Nike Forté-Sesay

Nika digs deep with her food-related projects around Phoenix. She directs farmers markets, a major farm that feeds 1000s annually for free, educates on the how-to's of growing food, and inspires new beekeepers.



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Our intention is to uplift the work of other people and organizations in the seed space and build solidarity around issues affecting food growers and seedkeepers.

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