This year’s recipient of the Julia Child Award, recognizing those who have had an impact on the American culinary scene, is Sean Sherman, a chef, author and the co-founder of the nonprofit North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS) and its Indigenous Food Lab. The award has been given by the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts since 2015, and comes with a $50,000 prize. Mr. Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, is also an owner of Owamni by the Sioux Chef, in Minneapolis, an Indigenous restaurant that was named best new restaurant in 2022 by the James Beard Foundation.
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