Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds for Native American Nutrition and Health Funders Roundtable

Publication date: 
December, 2015

The Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds of Native Health Funders Roundtable, October 2015 in Minneapolis, brought together 41 major national, regional and tribal funders and federal and state funding agencies focused on exploring opportunities to address the challenges Native peoples face regarding food, nutrition and health. The convening partners, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the American Heart Association, and participants laid the basis for developing new strategies and programs to address the food crisis in Indian Country.

This report summarizes the key discussions and learnings at the roundtable, serving as a roadmap for new partnerships and investments.