Published July 13, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation has announced Sean Sherman, known as the Sioux Chef, will be the keynote speaker at the Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference at the Sandia Resort & Casino in September.
2019 James Beard Leadership Awardee, Sean Sherman is the founder/CEO of The Sioux Chef. Born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, Sherman is Oglala Lakota and has been cooking across the United States and around the globe for the last 30 years. His main culinary focus has been on the revitalization and awareness of indigenous food systems in a modern culinary context. Sherman has studied on his own to determine the foundations of these food systems which include the knowledge of Native American farming techniques, wild food usage and harvesting, land stewardship, salt and sugar making, hunting and fishing, food preservation, Native American migration histories, elemental cooking techniques, and Native culture and history in general to gain a full understanding of bringing back a sense of Native American cuisine to today’s world.
Attendees will be treated to an indigenous, naturally sources meal from Sioux Chef’s cookbook, “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen.” Join us as Sean Sherman takes participants on his journey of redefining North American cuisine through the understanding and utilization of indigenous food knowledge.
Join Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef and many other presenters for the Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference.
Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference
September 9-11, 2019
to go to the Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference website.