Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Beth Roach details the Nottoway Tribe’s tradition and efforts to preserve native culture through ancestral seeds.
Roach is a co-founder of the Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to preserve ancestral seeds.
Roach hopes to keep ancestral seeds alive and rebuild culture and food security in native communities.
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