Category Archive: Research

Carrying out applied research, innovative activities, and practical projects that contribute to sustainable development

Aug 03

Positive Youth Development in Indian Country

Written by: Marissa Vele On Saturday, July 22, fellow SLC Mentor, Dolly Potts, and I attended the Positive Youth Development in Indian Country Workshop in Green Bay. This workshop was put on by Susan and Dan Ninham. The purpose of this workshop was to encourage and develop programs and strategies that reduce risks and strengthen …

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Aug 03

Agricultural Research Workshop

Written by: Dolly PottsThe conference was introduced by Rebecca Edler, Sustainability Coordinator who teamed the SLC (Sustainability Leadership Cohort) students with the SDI Interns. After introductions Harlan Pygman, presented a basic overview of statistics. Harlan gave us terms and overviews of presenting data. We use these statistics in the research garden measuring the results of …

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Aug 03

Researching Bear Island Flint Corn at SDI

Koolamalsi, My name is Adam Schulz and I am a student and Agriculture Research Intern at the College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) Sustainable Development Institute (SDI). Today I am going to share a synapse of the research project that my partner, Dolly Potts, and I have been working on since last year. Our research project …

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Feb 20

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 …

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Feb 06

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 …

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Jan 11

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 …

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Nov 20

College of Menominee Nation Students Are Presenters at National Conference

Interns from the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) recently made presentations at the 2017 First American Land Grant Consortium (FALCON) conference in Washington, D.C. CMN students Georgie (Dolly) Potts, Adam Schulz, and Allison Bailey delivered information about the research projects in which they participated throughout the last growing season. …

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Nov 08

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 …

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Nov 08

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 …

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Nov 02

5th Annual Youth Speak Event

The Youth Speak Event will be held on Friday December 8 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at College of Menominee Nation Cultural Learning Center. This year’s event will feature an art showcase for high school students.  Artwork must focus on important issues affecting the Menominee community. For more information about submissions for the art showcase …

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