In this special episode, I talk with four Indigenous chefs who attended the I-Collective’s (Indigenous, Inspired, Innovative, Independent Collective) Indigenous Harvest Pop Up dinner in New York. They talk about the dishes they prepared for the seven-course dinner and what inspires and motivates them when they cook.


Brit Reed (Choctaw), cook and student at Seattle Culinary Academy and founder of Food Sovereignty is Tribal Sovereignty

Hillel Echo-Hawk (Pawnee and Athabaskan), cook at Joli and owner of Birch Basket

Twila Cassadore (San Carlos Apache), cultural projects assistant with the San Carlos Apache

Jessica Sargent (Akwesasne Mohawk), I-Collective photographer, owner of Ink and Paper Photo, administration of the Friends of the Akwesasne Freedom School