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Summer Internship Opportunities at the CNPE

The Center for Native Peoples and the Environment (CNPE), in partnership with the NY Department of Environmental Conservation, is offering five graduate internships and one undergraduate internship for Summer 2023. Click the link to the General Information document, as well as the position descriptions for each of the internships (listed below), for more information.  To... Continue Reading →

10th Annual Feast and Film

On December 8, the Center hosted our tenth annual Feast and Film event. We screened films produced by the Reciprocity Project, a multimedia endeavor that “invites learning from time-honored and current Indigenous ways of being.” The seven short films in the series, all made by Indigenous filmmakers in Nations across Turtle Island and beyond, explore... Continue Reading →

From Fairy Slipper to Death Camas: Secrets of the Lost Cedars, presentation by Dr. Catherine Landis

On the first snowy evening of fall 2022, Center Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Catherine Landis presented a guest lecture at the Everson Art Museum. Entitled “From Fairy Slipper to Death Camas: Secrets of the Lost Cedars,” the lecture accompanied artist Rebecca Hutchison’s current Everson exhibit “Re-Generation.” Landis’ lecture addressed the ecological history of Syracuse, focusing on... Continue Reading →

Sloan Autumn Retreat

In mid-October, the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership cohort and Center staff shared a beautiful day on retreat at Sodus Point, right next to the sand and waters of Lake Ontario. We spent many hours walking and sitting on the beach, eating, talking, admiring the peak fall foliage, hiking on the spectacular bluffs at Chimney Bluffs... Continue Reading →

Native Earth 2022: Back in Action

In August, the Center celebrated the 11th anniversary of Native Earth, our flagship environmental summer program for Indigenous high school students. This year, 14 young people, 7 chaperones and family members, and Center staff gathered at the SUNY Newcomb Campus in the Adirondacks for a week of hands-on learning, community building, leadership development, and traditional... Continue Reading →

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