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Global Indigeneity and Sustainability Seminar Series

Tuesday, Sept. 6 - 12-3 p.m.
Cultural Learning Center, College of Menominee Nation

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This fall seminar series will promote opportunities for faculty, students, tribal and other surrounding communities to become part of an international exchange. Participants will be able to exchange and gain knowledge about key concepts and intersections of Global Indigeneity and Sustainability. This will be accomplished through the invitation of key international researchers, practitioners, and academics who will be presenters throughout the semester. The seminar series and discussions will be framed by and based around the SDI theoretical model of sustainability. The seminar will be conducted over the course of 14 weeks at CMN during the Fall Semester of 2016. All topics are organized based on the SDI theoretical model of sustainability.


SESSION 1: Introduction to the Seminar Series and Report on Menominee Observers to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples.


MICHAEL CULLINANE, Associate Director, UW-Madison, South East Asian Studies, speaking on the partnership between UW-Madison and the College of Menominee Nation to promote international perspectives.


CHRIS CALDWELL, Director, CMN's Sustainable Development Institute, SHERRIE LACHAPPELLE, Menominee community member, and JENNIFER GAUTHIER, Menominee community member, will speak on their experience as observers at the 2016 United Nation’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.