DreamStarter 2022

Mariah Gladstone, 28

Cherokee Nation & Blackfeet (descendant)
Babb, Montana

Mariah’s dream is to revitalize knowledge of traditional food systems and increase access to traditional foods. She will create recipes using traditional ingredients of the Blackfeet community, teach cooking classes in-person and in demonstration videos, and build community vegetable gardens that grow Indigenous produce.

Bringing the Rez to the City

Running Strong for American Indian Youth® 2022 Dreamstarter Mariah Plummer, 24, (Navajo), of South Jordan, Utah, Dreamstarter idea, the Utah K’é (Navajo Kinship and Relations)