In this episode, I talk with Donell Barlow (Ottawa) about her new book, “Bigfoot and Lightning Bug,” a children’s book about Bigfoot and the environment. Donell is a chef, certified holistic health coach and the author of “Medicine Tracks: A Memoir.” 


Ancestral guided wellness: A way of life for our ancestors, a movement that could heal our bodies and the planet” by Donell Barlow in Indian Country Today

Books mentioned:

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States: Restoring Culture Knowledge, Protecting Environments, and Regaining Health” by Devon Mihesuah and Elizabeth Hoover

Fresh Alaska Cookbook” by Rob Kinneen

Inventos Mios” by Rubi Orozco Santos

tawâw” by Shane M. Chartrand

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion” by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen” by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley 

Imminent Cuisine: Indigenous Food Futurisms” by Toasted Sister Podcast 

Events mentioned:

IndigiPopX Sneak Preview, Saturday, Nov. 9 in Albuquerque

Toasted Sister: A Talk on the Indigenous Food Movement with Andi Murphy of Toasted Sister Podcast” at Virginia Tech on Friday, Nov. 15