Tag Archive: SDI

Mar 14

Robin Kimmerer Visits CMN

Robin Kimmerer made a special visit to CMN to share her perspective of the relationship between humans and the natural world. Through the Community Read Event, the S. Verna Fowler Academic Library/Menominee Public Library hosted Kimmerer to discuss her book, “Braiding Sweetgrass” on March 2, 2017. Those in attendance read her book in anticipation of …

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Feb 27

SLC Deadline Extended to Monday, March 13 by 4:30 p.m!

Deadline extended! Applications are now due on Monday, March 13, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. The SLC is designed to support young people in our area by building leadership skills, promoting higher education, and ultimately, fostering the next generation of community leaders. This program is committed to respecting cultural values and encouraging holistic thinking. SLC will …

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Oct 31

Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting

Written by: Denise Kasprzak, SDI student worker The 2016 Intertribal Nursery Council meeting was the utmost informative place I have experienced. This was a good learning experience for me to acquire more knowledge about our environment and how other tribes and universities are handling their native plants, as well as the non-native plants. On October …

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SDI Intern Community Report Out

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Jul 16

Bee Swarming Occurrence at SDI

This week, the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) staff and student interns experienced the natural phenomenon of bee swarming. “It was awesome watching nature in action”, Manih Boyd, student and Administrative Assistant stated after watching the bee swarm fly towards the wooded area behind the campus. Swarming occurs when a new bee colony if formed. The …

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Dec 13

Sustainability Leadership Cohort hosts Youth Speak Event

The USDA P.O.S.O.H. Project recently sponsored the Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak: Youth Speak Event Hosted by the College of Menominee Nation’s High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC)to showcase different opportunities for area youth and provide a platform for young people to have their voices heard. On Friday, Dec 6, 2013, about 100 people gathered to celebrate these …

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