May 2019

Episode 5 – Zona Spray Starks – Family, Freezing, and Fermentation in the Arctic May 8, 2019

Arctic culinary scholar Zona Spray Starks explains the diverse culinary techniques of the Iñupiat people of Alaska, and how the seasonal food landscape shaped family relations. While doing so, she shares the story of her later-in-life revelation about her personal connection to the Arctic.

The Symposium paper given by Zona Spray Starks on Drying and Fermenting in the Arctic: Dictating Women’s Roles in Alaska’s Inupiat Culture can be found here.

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