From I'itoi's Garden

    Traditional O'odham Foods

I'itoi – Elder Brother of Tohono O'odham legend – provided everything that the Desert People needed to survive, including a wide variety of wild and cultivated foods.


 Learn more....Bawi – Tepary Beans• Ha:l – O'odham Squash• Hu:ñ – O'odham 60-Day Corn• Ciolim – Cholla Cactus Buds• Bahidaj – Saguaro Cactus Fruit• I:ibhai – Prickley Pear Fruit These foods and food traditions have sustained the O'odham people and culture for countless generations.

O'odham Foods 101: Watch a beautifully-photographed video narrated by TOCA CEO/President Terrol Johnonson.