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

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Returns from Flood and Fire Ecology Trip to Colorado

A group of high school students, college interns, and Sustainable Development Institute staff traveled to Colorado to learn about water and fire issues, climate change’s impacts on the ecology of the region, and what sustainability means in different places as part of the USDA POSOH project.   While camping out in the mountains for 5 days,

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