Seasoned with Spirit

Seasoned with Spirit

5 Episodes

SEASONED WITH SPIRIT offers viewers a culinary celebration of America’s bounty combining Native American history and culture with delicious, healthy recipes inspired by indigenous foods. Much more than simply a cooking series, each 30-minute episode of SEASONED WITH SPIRIT is a visually stunning, cultural adventure across the American landscape where viewers meet Native American peoples, see their breathtaking environs, learn their history and traditions, and, best of all, taste their cuisine. Plus, the entire series features a stirring musical score featuring today’s top Native American artists.

Loretta Barrett Oden, a renowned Native American chef, food historian and lecturer, and proud woman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, hosts the series. With her infectious humor and unstoppable enthusiasm, Loretta travels around the country to immerse herself in the lives and traditions of numerous Native American tribes. She blends her passion for delectable food and engaging storytelling to create a fascinating series for viewers of all backgrounds.

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Seasoned with Spirit
  • Gulf Coast Originals

    Episode 1

    Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) hosts the Regional Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture, five-part series. In Episode 1 Chef Oden takes viewers on a historical tour of this gulf coast region provides a lesson about Native influen...

  • Cuisine of the Desert Southwest

    Episode 2

    Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) hosts the Regional Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture, five-part series. In Episode 2 during a visit with the Tohono O'odham of Arizona, Loretta joins the tribe for their annual three-day harvest...

  • The Return of the Buffalo

    Episode 3

    Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) hosts the Regional Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture, five-part series. In Episode 3 Loretta travels to the buffalo range of Fred Dubray (Lakota) on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South...

  • Bounty on the River's Edge

    Episode 4

    Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) hosts the Regional Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture, five-part series. In Episode 4 Loretta joins her Yurok friends for a feast of smoked salmon and dried eel along with an amazing sturgeon egg...

  • Food Upon the Water

    Episode 5

    Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) hosts the Regional Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture, five-part series. In Episode 4, after participating in the rice harvest, Loretta helps to prepare Winona LaDuke's (Ojibwe) favorite wild ric...