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The River Is in UsFighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community$
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Elizabeth Hoover

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781517903022

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.001.0001

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Contamination, Convenience, and a Changing Food Culture

Contamination, Convenience, and a Changing Food Culture

(p.167) Chapter 4 Contamination, Convenience, and a Changing Food Culture
The River Is in Us

Elizabeth Hoover

University of Minnesota Press

Prior to the discovery of contamination in the river, Akwesasne relied on fishing and farming to sustain food needs and the local economy. The fourth chapter focuses on changes in food culture in Akwesasne and the direct and collateral ways that people connect this, and the ensuing health complications, to the environmental contamination and other factors

Keywords:   Environmental justice Environmental Health Food Industrial Contamination Anthropology Indigenous Studies Mohawk Haudenosaunee Iroquois

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