The International Conference on Food Futures will take place August 31 - September 4, 2022.

“The Future of Food: Building Sustainable Food Systems in Indigenous Communities”

This free public event, featuring a lecture by Jim Enote, Director and Curator of the Zuni Museum, a poetry reading by ASU Regents Professor Simon Ortiz, and a music performance by Randy Kemp, seeks to promote food justice in indigenous communities. Jim Enote’s lecture will discuss traditional Zuni farming as cultural practice and will also introduce the concept of “cultural mapping.” Jim Enote’s work in this area draws on art and cultural knowledge of place to demonstrate Indigenous sustainability practices.

Public Lecture:
Jim Enote, Director and Curator, Zuni Museum

Poetry Reading:
Simon Ortiz, writer and poet

Music Performance:
Randy Kemp, artist and musician