During our conversation, she talked about USDA efforts to advance tribal food equity, but also stressed that the agency is looking back at history and acknowledging the role that the federal government played in creating some of the inequities. “I think we can’t do the work in a meaningful, effective way to solve a problem (if) we don’t recognize the problem and the role we played in it,” Hard told Native News Online. Our conversation with her follows. This interview has been edited for content and clarity.
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