Tag Archive: Sustainable Development Institute

Dec 03

Community supports SLC at Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak

Community members gathered recently to support the high school Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) at the Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak, or Youth Speak event, at the College of Menominee Nation. Those attending the Nov. 19 program included students’ families, community members, and POSOH Project collaborators. The Sustainability Leadership Cohort is comprised of students from the Menominee, Oneida, Shawano and …

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Nov 23

Progress on the Learning Path – Woodhenge

Woodhenge is the name given to the timber frame pavilion structure located on the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) campus “Learning Path” about half way between main campus and south campus. The structure is based on an open-concept using an octagon shaped design. “Phase one” of the construction process is nearing completion. This included delineating …

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Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak: Youth Speak Event

The High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort will be presenting their action research video project at this community event. Read about past events on the SDI website.

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Sep 23

SDI helps Nicianak 4-H Club plant pumpkins in the Turtle Garden

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NECSC Fellows Retreat

Check with SDI staff about participating in a tour with the NE CSC fellows on Wednesday September 23, 2015. You can check out last year’s Fellows Retreat here.

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Last Garden Workshop of the Fall

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Aug 31

CMN Faculty Teaches Class at SDI

Dr. Dennis Vickers, CMN English Faculty chose to bring his class outside of the classroom and over to the Sustainable Development Institute. We encourage you to ‘teach outside the box’ this fall! Students are constantly hearing from their teachers, ‘think outside the box’. Now it’s your turn to be an active example of how to …

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Apr 30

My Intern Experience at SDI

Larry Madden Climate Science Researcher Intern  When I entered the Sustainable Development Institute, I truly was a greenhorn to sustainable development. With the kind guidance of Marie Schaefer, SDI’s Research Assistant, and Chris Caldwell, SDI’s Director, I gained an understanding of not only sustainable development but the essential need for the Sustainable Development Institute itself. …

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Apr 29

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Attends WIEA Conference  

The Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) season officially began with a trip to the Wisconsin Indian Education Association’s (WIEA) conference in Milwaukee the weekend of April 9th-April 12th, 2015. This was the first formal gathering of this summer’s cohort members. Along with staff from the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), the students headed south for what would …

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Mar 27

Perspectives on Indigeneity and Climate Change: Sharing Menominee and Southeast Asia Worldviews

“Indigeneity” is not a term often heard in the Menominee community. But, on March 18th and 19th, College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) welcomed visitors from Southeast Asia who were participating in a workshop about indigeneity. The workshop was hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies. It was …

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