Learning from the Land National Workshop

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Learning from the Land workshop flyer

Learning from the Land workshop flyer

June 7-9, 2016: A national workshop for sharing Indigenous ways of teaching and learning in sustainability science, co-hosted by NE CSC Consortium institution, the College of Menominee Nation.

Join us for a unique opportunity to collaborate with leaders from throughout the higher education community who share your commitment to supporting development of the next generation of tribal scientists and management professionals.

This 3-day workshop will start on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 bright and early and will run through Thursday, June 9. The events will take place on CMN Campus in Keshena, Wisconsin and throughout the Menominee forest and community.

Workshop sessions are designed for Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU's) and mainstream academic institutions educators and students interested in designing, developing, and facilitating learning experiences that honor and integrate indigenous ways of knowing as an essential component to the tools of western science. This event will also be of benefit to indigenous community practitioners interested in learning more about working with academic partners.

This workshop is hosted by College of Menominee Nation (CMN) Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) in collaboration with the State University of New York (SUNY) Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) program, University of Wisconsin - Madison (UW) POSOH project, and Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE).