Field Trips, Interviews and Shipping Out: ViFF Season 2, B/Vlog 5

This week, the interns went off to Menominee, Michigan, with the Sustainable Leadership Cohort to visit some important locations to the Menominee people, including the site where Aquila resources is trying to build the Back 40 Mine. The team also interviewed Jeff Grignon at Noseum Lake about the 2007 tornado, making that their second and

SLC Week in Review: Bridge-Building and Water Teachings

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 By Deidre Caldwell Today the SLC students had fun with our Stem Collaborator Jennifer Morris.  We went over to the CMN Campus Commons where the students were able to explore different STEM activities.  The Stem activities were:   1. Engineering Connection – The Students were given cards with different kinds of

Planting the Seed: SDI Phenology Team Shares Their Knowledge

By Kayla Cleveland Upon starting the Phenology Internship, it was really hard to tell a group of people what phenology is and the important role it plays within the Menominee Nation.  The computer research that I had done to mentally prepare myself for Earth Day at the College of Menominee Nation was not enough and

SLC Week 3: Galactic Escape, Cultural Conversations and Time in the Lab

Teamwork and Galactic Escape! by Marissa Vele On Wednesday, June 26th the SLC students had a fun eventful day.  The day started with some awesome ice breaker warm ups outside. The students had fun while building their leadership and teamwork skills.  Then the students met with Jennifer Morris for some interesting activities connecting the STEM

Sharing the Wisdom: SLC Meets With Cultural Elder

On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 the Sustainability Leadership Cohort had the privilege of meeting with the Cohort’s Cultural Elder/Advisor Dolly Potts.  Dolly Potts brought her wisdom of the Seven Grandfather Teachings to the SLC students. The Seven Grandfather teachings that Dolly shared with the students were:  Wisdom (Nepuakan) – To cherish knowledge is to know