Reintroduction of Traditional Foods to the Kalispel Tribe Grant uri icon



  • 1.Identify traditional foods of the Kalispel tribe and determine which, if any, practices are still being performed. 2.Determine what foods are commonly eaten by Kalispel members. 3.Train Native American peer educators to educate tribal children on topics of health and nutrition, and traditional dietary practices. 4.Implement nutrition educational programs to the tribal children. 5.Measure changes in the diet and behavior, as well as knowledge of food traditions of tribal children after peer education.

date/time interval

  • July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2009

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01288