Fellowship Stories

How The Cherokee Nation Is Saving Culturally Significant Seeds
Produced by Rasha Aridi
April 28, 2023
Illustration by Kindra Swafford, for Science Friday


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Rasha Aridi

Rasha Aridi is a producer at public radio’s Science Friday, an award-winning public radio show dedicated to sharing high-quality, fact-checked, and trustworthy science news and educational programming.

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