The University of New Mexico's Maxwell Museum of Anthropology hosts the 4th annual "Food & Life" series on Saturday, April 28 from 1-4 p.m. The event is free and open to all. 

Native foods historian Lois Ellen Frank discusses "Southwest Native American Ancestral Staples, Corn, Beans and Squash, a Key to Health and Wellness in Contemporary Communities." Frank will sign copies of her cookbook "Foods of the Southwest Indian Nations" (with Walter Whitewater). Clayton Brascoupe, of the Bear Clan Mohawk and Tesuque Pueblo shares, "How to Grow a Three Sisters Garden;" Felix Torres of Indio-Hispano Foods offers samples and a variety of corn products; and Walter Whitewater, Dine, prepares Three Sisters Cuisine. Three Sisters food sampling is $5. The Food & Life Power Plate Resource Guide containing recipes is free.

The series is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Saladmaster and La Montanita Coop.

The Maxwell Museum is located on the campus of the University of New Mexico, just north of the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. and University Boulevards.  University parking restrictions are not in effect on Saturday; there is plenty of free parking.

For more information contact Mary Beth Hermans at (505) 277-1400 or