Toolkits and Facilitator's Guides

Undergraduate students enrolled in the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) department of Creative Entrepreneurship, Bio-systems class of fall 2023 partnered with the artists of @1860 and Niriqatiginnga, a Winnipeg-based non-profit organizations serving communities across Manitoba and Kivalliq Nunavut.

Student-designed workshops were designed in partnership with Niriqatignninga as a collaborative effort in exploring food sovereignty and security in northern regions. The intention of this guide is to be used as a template for conceptualizing and hosting immersive arts workshops around food sovereignty and security in northern climates.

Its purpose is to assist community-based projects in building relationships between research institutions, academia,  Indigenous communities and government. The activities are also intended to support the exploration of future research projects and training initiatives.