Mariah Gladstone (Blackfeet/Cherokee Nation): Indigikitchen

Mariah Gladstone (Blackfeet/Cherokee Nation) talks about her background in food advocacy and her experience founding the online cooking platform IndigiKitchen.

Mariah Gladstone grew up in Northwest Montana on and near the Blackfeet Reservation. She graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Environmental Engineering and returned home, where she began her work on food advocacy. She developed IndigiKitchen, an online cooking platform, to revitalize and reimagine Native foods.

Named a “Champion for Change” by the Center for Native American Youth and Mariah is currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader and an MIT Solve Indigenous Communities Fellow.

She is pursuing her Master’s degree at SUNY-Syracuse’s Center for Native Peoples and the Environment in the College of Environmental Science and Forestry.