Category Archive: Education

Sharing our knowledge, to create an informed community through workshops, facilitated discussions, presentations, and various community events

Nov 04

Global Indigeneity and Sustainability Seminar-November Line-up

The seminar series will promote opportunities for faculty, students, tribal and other surrounding communities to engage in this international exchange of knowledge about key concepts and intersections of Global Indigeneity and Sustainability.   The series and discussions will be framed by and based around the SDI theoretical model of sustainability. Click the link below to …

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Oct 31

Profile Pits Installed on CMN Learning Path

Written by: Adam Voight What do you think of when I say the word soil? Do you think of the dirt that stains our pants and gets under our fingernails? Or do you think of muddy foot tracks on the carpet or puddle jumping in the rain?  While these thoughts may be what come to your mind …

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Oct 31

Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting

Written by: Denise Kasprzak, SDI student worker The 2016 Intertribal Nursery Council meeting was the utmost informative place I have experienced. This was a good learning experience for me to acquire more knowledge about our environment and how other tribes and universities are handling their native plants, as well as the non-native plants. On October …

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Sep 30

My Story: A Call to Action

Written by: Gregory Gauthier, TCU Climate Change VISTA Volunteer Education is the foundation that is embedded throughout our lives and embracing it leads to unknown possibilities. This is a very important concept and we often forget that we are learning continuously each day, by educating ourselves and others, allowing us to grow as human beings …

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Sep 30

Student Perspective on “Global Indigeneity and Sustainability” Seminar Series

Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern I have attended the first four sessions of the seminar series. The speakers as well as the information shared were very interesting. The topics are of interest to me because they contain up-to-date information. Learned professionals in their respective fields give the presentations each week. All of …

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Sep 02

Community Climate Change Discussion-Sept. 6, 2016

Share your opinions on how climate change is currently, and will affect this area in the near future. Help CMN SDI find adaptation strategies that are vital to the health and survival of Menominee plants, fish and wildlife and people.

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Aug 18

Kāēyas Mesek Oskēken

Written by: Cherie Thunder, Sustainability Education Coordinator The 2016 Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) was part of something pretty amazing this summer. They weren’t able to run across the U.S. like the Standing Rock Tribal youth to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline and put an end the mining operations happening right now on indigenous lands or …

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Aug 02

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Summer 2016

Written by: High School SLC member Santana Caldwell The sustainability leadership cohort’s theme this year is renewable energy. We learned more about this during the native energy odyssey trip to Pine Ridge, South Dakota. At the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center we learned how solar panels and wind turbines could be used to power electricity …

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Aug 01

SDI Hosts National Workshop

The College of Menominee Nation, Sustainable Development Institute, hosted a National Workshop to share Indigenous Ways of Teaching and Learning in Sustainable Sciences on July 7-9. The workshop provided a unique opportunity to collaborate with leaders from throughout the higher education community who share the commitment to support the development of the next generation of …

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Aug 01

Gardening- It’s More Than Just Growing Food

In addition to growing food, campus gardens provide an outdoor classroom for sharing experiences, exchanging knowledge, and nurturing agriculture awareness. The campus gardens at the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) provide improved nutrition options for community members and opportunities for participants to engage in constructive activities, contribute to the community, and develop relationship and interpersonal …

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