Category Archive: Outreach

Creating an understanding of sustainability issues, practices, opportunities, and principles through community engagement and outreach efforts

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

CMN Sustainability Committee

In order to advance campus sustainability efforts, the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainability Committee has been restructured. Chris Caldwell, SDI Director assumed the committee chair on October 20, 2016. The committee, founded in 2013, at the recommendations of Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), was created …

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Oct 20

Save the Date: Dec. 7, 2016-Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak

Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak: Youth Speak  This summer the Sustainability Leadership Cohort produced, directed, edited, and acted in their very first fiction film, “Kāēyas Mesek Oskēken”. The SLC and other youth filmmakers will share their film projects and experience in the program with their families and the community. There will be a question and answer session at …

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Sep 30

Menominee River Water Walk

  Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern The thunder beings woke me the morning of the water walk. I met with my mentor and an SLC student at SDI to begin our journey to the mouth of the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. We headed north watching the lightning ahead of us rolling out …

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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

Kehtekaewak Farmers Market

The Kehtekaewak “They Eat Food” Farmers Market is the latest addition to the College of Menominee Nation campus this summer.  Held in front of the Community Technology Center on Thursdays from 12-6 p.m., the market includes a collection of local vendors who sell fresh produce, handmade soaps and salves, sweet and savory crepes made to …

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Aug 01

Visiting Scientists Spend a Day with the Menominee

The Sustainable Development Institute and Center for First Americans Forestlands in collaboration with Menominee Tribal Enterprises recently participated in a day of tours and meetings with two visiting scientists. The scientists, Frederico Franca and Tamara Amorim Franca, are originally from Brazil and currently studying at the University of Mississippi. They have been located at the …

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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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