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

New CMN SDI Internship Announced

Sustainable Development Research Intern Opening Apply by March 2, 2018!   The Sustainable Development Research Internship is being offered as part of a project funded by the American Indian College Fund (AICF) Scholarly Emergence for Environmental Design & Stewardship (SEEDS) grant program. CMN Faculty Member Dr. Dennis Vickers is Principal Investigator (PI) for the project in collaboration

Internship and high school SLC Application Deadline Extended!

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 16! The deadline for the SDI internship program as well as the high school Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) has been extended until February 16, 2018 by 4 p.m.   Check out the internship and SLC opportunities below: Undergraduate Internship Download and print the CMN internship application form here. You can also stop

2018 Sustainability Leadership Cohort Now Accepting Applications

The Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) is designed to support Menominee Nation as well as other Native youth by helping them build leadership skills, promoting higher education, and ultimately, encouraging the next generation of community leaders. The SLC’s goal is to ignite interest and broaden understanding of sustainability through place-based experiences. This year students in grades

Sustainable Development Institute wins major grant to develop and provide leadership and ACT prep opportunities for MIHS youth

The office of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has announced a $798,199 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help provide ACT preparation courses and leadership opportunities to Menominee Indian High School students. The award will be managed by the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) of the College of Menominee Nation. Project partners collaborating with SDI

Tribe’s Ancient Agricultural Practices Are Focus of Grant to CMN’s Sustainable Development Institute

A new $219,000 grant will help concentrate attention on ancient agricultural methods of the Menominee People and perceptions about the historic life and practices of the tribe. The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) of the College of Menominee Nation will manage the award.  Funding for the “Menominee Agricultural Practices, Historical Perceptions and Late Prehistoric Reality” project