How This Navajo Chef Brings His Native Food Traditions Back | alter-NATIVE: Kitchen Ep. 1

  • Short Film (0:05:30)
    Premiere: 11/19/2019 | Available until 11/19/2024

“How This Navajo Chef Brings His Native Food Traditions Back.” Brian Yazzie, a Diné/Navajo traveling chef now based in St. Paul, MN, does presentations demonstrating Native cooking across the country while mentoring Native youth. Brian uses modern techniques with Indigenous ingredients, and he himself had a great mentor in the James Beard Award-winning Sean Sherman, founder of “The Sioux Chef.” See Brian prep amazing dishes like sumac duck confit with acorn squash, mushroom and sunflower shoots, turnips and sunchoke puree, sweetgrass-infused beet puree, and his very popular wild rice bowl. 

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