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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 →

Haudenosaunee Forest Forum #2

Figure 1. Courtesy of Abraham Francis. On February 22, staff from the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment co-hosted the second Haudenosaunee Forest Forum, this time on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. There were 16 attendees present in person and 5 attendees who joined via Zoom. Participants came from across the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, including Ontario, Canada... Continue Reading →

Feast and Film 2021

In honor of Indigenous Peoples Month, the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment hosted 'Feast and Film' - a screening of the film Inhabitants and a panel featuring Sloan Scholars discussing their reflections on the film. Despite the tremendous storm outside, nearly 30 people gathered to watch the film, eat traditional Haudenosaunee food prepared... Continue Reading →

Healing Circle and Fire Pit Opening

On a rainy morning in late November, students in the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership gathered with staff from the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment and staff from the SUNY ESF - Lafayette Experimental Station and the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project to ceremonially inaugurate the newly created Healing Circle and Fire pit.... Continue Reading →

Haudenosaunee Forest Forum

"As a forestry student, It’s always a privilege to have the opportunity to learn about the forest from indigenous knowledge holders. Personally as a Tuscarora, it was a special honor to hear voices from across the Haudenosaunee confederacy and to be hosted graciously by the Onondaga Nation and Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force. Aside from the... Continue Reading →

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