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Meet Clayton Brascoupe: Teacher of Traditional Native American Farming

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Witnessing the damage to his fellow Native Americans by unhealthy food and an often inappropriate diet, Clayton Brascoupe decided to research what foods had kept pre-Columbian peoples lean and fit. This led, in 1992, to the creation of the Traditional Native American Farmers Association, whose mission it was to "revitalize traditional agriculture for spiritual and human need, by creating awareness and support for Native environmental issues". In the beautiful Tesuque Pueblo, outside Santa Fe NM, Clayton, along with friends, family and many Native students, has managed to reintroduce the importance and sacredness of agriculture as a gift that ought to be passed on from generation to generation.