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As one of the primary research outlets of the College of Menominee Nation, the Sustainable Development Institute research agenda is heavily informed by the needs of the college and its surrounding community. SDI works closely with CMN faculty and experts in sustainability fields to develop this agenda and re-convenes them every five years to ensure that SDI’s research goals remain salient to the communities we serve.

The Menominee Theoretical Model of Sustainability is the SDI’s main investigative tool, utilizing the many intersectional skillsets, perspectives and ways of knowing necessary to envisioning a sustainable future.


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