First Foods of the Season Strawberry Festival and Workshop

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2023  
4 - 6·30 PM

Featuring Frybread Strawberry Shortcakes plus strawberry cotton candy and chocolate covered strawberries, blackberry pie, 
and huckleberry pie.

This is a public lecture on First Food Traditions and Rituals in North America, especially California region. This talk will focus on the beautiful strawberry as well as other first foods and flowers blooming in the spring and include stories associated with these special foods.

Lecturer Lori Laiwa Thomas (Pomo. Coast Miwok. Huchnom) is an enrolled member of Hopland Band of Pomo Indians. and descendant to several Tribes in Lake. Mendocino and Sonoma counties. She is the newly-hired Native American Studies Instructor - Tenure Track in the Ethnic Studies Department at SRJC. 

4-5:0DPM Public Lecture & Food. 380 Pioneer Hall GOOD LUCK DANCE
5:20PM 'Yahwiy'
5:30PM SuNuNu Shinal - Kashia Pomo
6:00PM Point Arena Coast Dancers - Smith Family 6:30PM Closing Prayer

Zoom Registration ID: 847 0815 0810 (Registration is available if you are unable to attend in person.)

First Foods of the season flyer.