Dr. Priscilla Settee, Saskatoon, Canada

Priscilla Settee is a Female Food Hero because of her work in Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Indigenous Women's RIghts. Dr. Settee is a member of Cumberland House Cree First Nations from Northern Saskatchewan. As an Associate Professor in the Department of Native Studies at the UNiversity of Saskatchewan, she has inspired many students, and in 2012 received the University's Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in Aboriginal Education. She has initiated a number of projects locally and internationally, including a CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) project with the University of San Marcos in Peru. She contibutes to the city of Saskatoon in a number of capacities, including the parents council of Oskayak High School and as a member of the Iskwewak group which focuses on disappeared and missing Indigenous women. Priscilla has also been a member of Saskatoon's City Park Community Garden since its inception nearly a decade ago. Her second edited book is called The Strength of Women, Akemeyimow.