Recipes and Reciprocity Winnipeg Launch

Join editor Hannah Tait Neufeld and contributing author Monica Cyr for the Winnipeg launch of Recipes and Reciprocity!

At this afternoon book talk, Hannah and Monica will discuss nutritional colonialism, the importance of preserving knowledge around Indigenous foodways, and their own personal search for cultural food knowledge. Light refreshments provided by Feast Café Bistro will be available following the presentation. This event is presented in partnership with UMIH.

We hope to see you there!

Recipes and Reciprocity: Building Relationships in Research considers the ways that food and research intersect for researchers, participants, and communities demonstrating how everyday acts around food preparation, consumption, and sharing can enable unexpected approaches to reciprocal research and fuel relationships across cultures, generations, spaces, and places.


About the Presenters


Hannah Tait Neufeld is a nutritionist and associate professor at the University of Waterloo in the School of Public Health Sciences (formerly the School of Public Health and Health Systems). She holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Wellbeing, and Food Environments. Her research focuses on Indigenous health inequalities, taking into consideration community interests, environmental factors influencing maternal health, and Indigenous food systems.


Monica Cyr is a proud Métis woman born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, homeland of the Métis Nation. The Director of Primary Care for the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Clinic of Winnipeg, Monica has a master’s degree in human nutritional sciences from the University of Manitoba and was selected for the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowship.

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