Onondaga Land Rights & Our Common Future Part II

A Collaborative Educational Series
bringing together the Central New York community, Syracuse University, SUNY ESF, Le Moyne College, Empire State College and others

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The Great Law of Peace
Monday, October 4, 2010
Syracuse Stage
, 820 East Genesee St., Syracuse map

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Speakers: Tom Porter (Mohawk), Audrey Shenandoah (Onondaga)
and Jack Manno

Tom Porter
(Mohawk, Bear Clan) is the founder, director and spiritual leader of the traditional Mohawk Community of Kanatsioheré:ke
and a champion for the revitalization of Native languages and traditions. He is the author of And Grandma Said...... Iroquois Teachings as passed down through the oral traditions.

Audrey Shenandoah
(Onondaga, Deer Clan) is a Clan Mother and an internationally recognized spokesperson on indigenous issues and protecting the Earth. She has spoken at the United Nations, in Europe and elsewhere and has met with the Dalai Lama, former South African President Nelson Mandela, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and other world figures. She has been featured in movies about Native American culture and spoken on several nationally-syndicated television documentaries about Native people, including Bill Moyers “Spirit and Nature.”

Jack R. Manno
is an Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator at SUNY ESF, longtime community activist and a member of the series organizing committee. Jack has chaired an ad hoc environmental advisory group for the Chiefs and Clanmothers at Onondaga for many years.

The program is free and followed by a reception and the opportunity to participate in small discussion groups.

Series Co-Sponsors

Syracuse University: Chancellor’s Office, Religion, Anthropology, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Geography, History, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Native American Students at Syracuse, Native American Student Program, Native American Studies Program, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Program in the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, School of Education, Student Environmental Action Coalition, Students for a Democratic Society, University College, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Future of Minority Studies @ SU and the Writing Program

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry: President's Office, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, Environmental Studies Department, Kincentric

Other Educational Institutions: Le Moyne College, Center for Urban and Regional Applied Research (CURAR), Empire State College, Colgate University Native American Studies Program, Hamilton College Department of Religious Studies, Imagining America, Ithaca College Department of Anthropology & Native American Studies Program, Onondaga Community College, St. Lawrence University Native American Studies Program, SUNY Cortland, Upstate Medical University Office of Diversity & Affirmative Action and Multicultural Events Planning Committee and Wells College

Community co-sponsors: Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, Indigenous Values Initiative, InterFaith Works and Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation and Syracuse Center of Excellence

For more information:
Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, (315) 472-5478, noon@peacecouncil.net