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Northern Voices: Leah Lemm at the Indigenous Farming Conference with Shirley Nordum


Shirley Nordum is an educator with University of Minnesota Extension in Cass Lake.  Leah Lemm talks with her at the Indigenous Farming Conference held in Callaway last March about her session called Unintended Consequences.

The conference is hosted by the White Earth Land Recovery Project and is surrounded by the idyllic Maplelag Resort. The resort is full of conversations about seed saving, solar power, foraging, and so much more. Shirley’s presentation is called Unintended Consequences. There are good intentions when it comes to taking care of our environment, but Shirley looks at ways that that has created unforeseen results.