Getting children to try new foods – even when they are traditional – can be a challenge. Some of TOCA's youth interns have created a group of cartoon characters based on traditional Tohono O'odham foods. These fun posters encourage children in the schools to make the O'odham Choice at lunch.
• Michael Ciolim (right) promotes cholla buds.
• Sal the Bawi promote white tepary beans....
• .... and his brother Al promotes the brown teparies
• Hiosig promotes Bahidaj (saguaro cactus fruit).