Pawnee Seed Preservation

Traditional teachings of the Pawnee people in Oklahoma, U.S. say that Atira Rikisu, Mother Corn, has a place in every Pawnee home lodge. The Pawnee Seed Preservation project is enhancing the visibility of Atira Rikisu in modern Pawnee spirituality and ways of living. The project is implementing mentorships and community gardens whose crops align with the natural cycles of plants as medicine and food, guided by Mother Corn.

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