Tag Archive: sustainability

Jan 30

Back Forty Mine Public Hearing on the Wetland Permit Application

Photo credit: Jeff Vele, Mohican News On the evening of January 23, the Stevenson gymnasium was filled with people hoping to voice their opposition to the Back Forty Mine Project. The open pit metallic sulfide mine, proposed by the Canadian mining exploration company, Aquila Resources Inc., would be located just 150 feet from the banks of …

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Aug 14

Menominee Language Summit

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Intern The Language Summit was the one of the first efforts to bring the Menominee community together to discuss how to bring back the Menominee language as a primary means to communicate. The summit helped me to understand the history and the issues facing the Menominee community. The summit …

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Aug 01

Intern Community Report Out

Cultural Learning Center Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017 4-6 pm Each semester and summer the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) provides internship opportunities focusing on a wide range of sustainability topics to students from the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) and other academic institutions. This forum gives students the opportunity to share their experiences. Join us to …

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Indigenous Planning Summer Institute

From June 5th-9th, 2017, the 3rd annual Indigenous Planning Summer Institute (IPSI) will host a group of Indigenous students to learn more about Indigenous principles and practices of planning and design. Tribal nations and Indigenous communities across North America are leading in the development of unique programs and policies, from environmental sustainability to holistic healthcare. Yet …

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Feb 28

Community Read Event: Author Visit- Robin Wall Kimmerer

  Dr. Robin Kimmerer is a mother, plant ecologist, writer and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. She serves as the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom 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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Feb 08

Recycling at CMN

Recycling has been around for some time now, but as always, change occurs or we become complacent in our habits. In addition to reducing cost, identifying what we recycle and working to improve our recycling habits will benefit our family and community, improve our overall health, and help to sustain the earth.       …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 11 Joanie Buckley, Oneida Nation Business Development Perspectives of indigenous businesses, trade relations with indigenous communities and cooperatives in Latin America. Fair trade models. (Economics, Human Behavior, Perceptions and Attitudes)   Matt Earley Global Fair Trade networks among indigenous societies and communities around the world.

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 10: Revitalization of Land Based Knowledge Among Indigenous Peoples   Paul Robbins, UW- Madison – Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies “Producing wildlife: reconciling biodiversity, commodity production, and labor rights in India”. (Land and Sovereignty, Natural Environment)   Filiberto Penades, Director of Engaged Scholarship and Service Learning, Center for Engaged Learning Abroad, Belize Struggles for indigenous …

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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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