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Oct 31

CMN Sustainability Committee

In order to advance campus sustainability efforts, the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainability Committee has been restructured. Chris Caldwell, SDI Director assumed the committee chair on October 20, 2016. The committee, founded in 2013, at the recommendations of Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), was created …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 9 Armando Muyolema – UW-Madison Preservation of the Quechua language and the survival of the Andean world. (Institutions, Human Behavior, Perceptions and Attitudes)   Gioconda Coello – UW Madison – East Asia Networks of Care. The connection of Quechua language and Buddhist philosophy in environmental education at the global level. (Institutions, Human Behavior, Perceptions …

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CANCELLED: International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 8 Kyle White, Michigan State University Kyle White is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. He will give pdates about Climate Change actions from Geneva and New York UNFIP.  He will also discuss moral and political issues concerning climate policy and Indigenous peoples and the ethics of cooperative relationships between Indigenous peoples and …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 7 Peter Swift, UW Madison Southeast Asian Studies Mr. Swift will present on issues of Indigeneity and Land Grabbing in the Mekhong River Basin as well as the struggles from farmer communities in South East Asian to corporate agricultural concessions. Issues of cultural identity and cultural representation will be shared. (Land and Sovereignty)   Pao …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 6 Tim Frandy, Northland College Mr. Frandy will present on the Bavarian and Scandinavian connection as well as the Sami Nation from Norway and Indigenous peoples from Russia. (Land and Sovereignty) Thomas Dubois, University of Wisconsin-Madison This presentation will focus on issues of culture and environment, cultural sustainability, impacts of colonization on culture, and …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 5 Alfonso del Rio, University of Wisconsin Madison Alfonso will be presenting on the importance of genetic diversity for climate change. He will share the experience of the International Potato Center in Cuzco, Peru, as well as in Africa and Central America. (Technology and Institutions) Eve Emshwiller, University of Wisconsin Madison Ethnobotany Evolution and …

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Sep 30

Menominee River Water Walk

  Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern The thunder beings woke me the morning of the water walk. I met with my mentor and an SLC student at SDI to begin our journey to the mouth of the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. We headed north watching the lightning ahead of us rolling out …

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Sep 30

CMN to Install Energy Updates

Written by: Rebecca Edler, Sustainability Coordinator Biomass, the oldest source of renewable energy, will soon be used to heat the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) facility at the College of Menominee Nation. A furnace fired by wood pellets will replace the current heating unit fueled by propane, a nonrenewable fossil fuel that takes millions of years …

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Sep 30

Student Perspective on “Global Indigeneity and Sustainability” Seminar Series

Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern I have attended the first four sessions of the seminar series. The speakers as well as the information shared were very interesting. The topics are of interest to me because they contain up-to-date information. Learned professionals in their respective fields give the presentations each week. All of …

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International Seminar Series: Global Indigeneity and Sustainability

Session 3 Michael Dockry, Research Natural Resource Specialist Indigenous Forestry in the Americas: Environmental Histories in Bolivia and Wisconsin. Environment and Technology William Gartner, UW-Madison Department of Geography Indian agriculture and land-use in Menominee and South America. The size and spatial organization of the native agricultural communities and the implications for the cultural and ecological …

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