Andi Murphy | Civil Eats


Andi Murphy is Civil Eats' Indigenous Foodways fellow for 2021-22; she is multimedia journalist and the creator, host, and producer of the award-winning Toasted Sister Podcast, a show about Indigenous food.

The Revival of Indigenous Subsistence Whaling Hangs in the Balance

A bowhead whale caught in September 2021, during the fall whaling season, in Utqiagvik. (Photo courtesy of Mary Lum Patkotak)

After a Fraught History, Some Tribes Finally Have the Power to Rethink ‘Commodity Foods’

Frozen ground beef at the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations at the Five Sandoval Indian Pueblos FDPIR warehouse in Bernalillo, New Mexico (Photo credit: Andi Murphy)

For Some Native Americans, Pregnancy Helps Forge a Path Toward Traditional Foods

Maria Parra Cano Maternity shot. (Photo courtesy of Maria Parra Cano)

Indigenous Food Security is Dependent on Food Sovereignty

Mino Wiisinidaa! project coordinator LaTisha Coffin Harvests fiddlehead ferns for an indigenous foods cooking demonstration. (Photo CC-licensed by the USDA)

How the Navajo Nation Is Reclaiming Food Sovereignty

Chef Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz driving “the mutton,” or the Mobile Unit for Training and Nutrition (MUTN). Photo courtesy of Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz.