Indian Fry Bread Sparks Health Debate

The nerve of Harjo! What started as a woman’s disdain for the yummy delicacy suddenly became the great fry bread debate. Ask any Indian about it and you’ll either be greeted with rolled eyes – or sparkling, hungry eyes.

After all, fry bread is synonymous with Indian culture. —Angie WalkerIndian Fry Bread Sparks Health Debate (AP|MyWay)

Great writing makes what could have been a standard “yet another thing bad for you” into a human interest piece. I happen to be hungry right now… rather than writing a sanctimonious article that makes those who indulge seem foolishly short-sighted, Walker researches the cultural significance of the targeted food.