Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project

Valerie Segrest
University of Washington / Muckleshoot


Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

"According to the First Nations Development Institute, food sovereignty is defined as 'the inherent right of a community to identify their own food system.' This means that as a community we have the power to choose the food on our table."

Valerie Segrest (Muckleshoot), NMAI Interview, August 2016
The Winter, 2019 Huxley Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Huxley College of the Environment and WWU's Salish Sea Institute, presenting a 10-week series on issues facing the Salish Sea.
photo of Valerie Seagrest

Valerie Segrest is an enrolled member of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and is the Director of the Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project.

Photo of Muckleshot community garden


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More Information

The Huxley Speaker Series is hosted by Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University.

The Series is free and open to the public.

Location & Time

Presentations are held each Thursday at 4:30 pm in the Academic Center West (AW-204) on the WWU campus in Bellingham, WA.


Complimentary parking for the Huxley Speaker Series is available in Parking Lot 12A after 4:00 on Thursdays during Winter quarter.


WWU is an equal opportunity institution.

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