ONAMIA -- Mille Lacs Band elder Rose Noonday recently was featured on the cooking segment of Minneapolis' NBC KARE 11 Today Show.
Noonday appeared with Gaylene Spolarich, supervisor with the National Society for American Indian VISTA. The cooking segment aired live June 2. They demonstrated for show hosts Pat Evans and Roxanne Battle how to make Noonday's Indian fry bread, which is a featured recipe in the NSAIE's cookbook, "Wisdom of Elders: Traditional American Indian Food and Recipes."
Spolarich told the television audience about NSAIE's mission to improve the quality of life for American Indian elders who may lack resources or access to basic health services. She also explained how the cookbook is one of the main fund-raising tools for NSAIE, a non-profit organization.
"Wisdom of Elders: Traditional American Indian Food and Recipes" cookbook is filled with authentic American Indian recipes from around the nation. For information about NSAIE and to order the cookbook, visit the Web site at www.nsaie.org, call (602) 307-1865 or mail request to 2214 N. Central Ave., Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
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