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Exploring the Haudenosaunee understanding of the environment

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The Indigenous Values Initiative will be hosting a one day training seminar for educators on the theme of exploring the Haudenosaunee understanding of the environment. The event is open to all educators who work in K-12 settings, public parks, private parks, and more. If you work and serve in an educational capacity this event is for you. There will be a traditional Haudenosaunee lunch provided to all the seminar participants. This seminar will build on the recently developed K-12 curriculum: Exploring Haudenosaunee and scientific perspectives with guides for Middle and High School.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday 3 August from 10:00am to 3:00pm.
  • Location: Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, A Haudenosaunee Heritage Center.
  • Map: 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, New York 13088.
  • Lunch: A traditional Haudenosaunee lunch will be provided.
  • Space is limited so register ASAP.
  • This event is free and open to educators.
  • There is a stipend of $50.00 for selected participants


  • Catherine Landis, Ph.D. (SUNY-ESF), environmental history of the area
  • Tom Mackey, Ph.D Student (SUNY-SF), focuses on museums and education
  • Betty Lyons, American Indian Law Alliance
  • Sandra Bigtree, Indigenous Values Initiative
  • Philip P. Arnold, Indigenous Values Initiative