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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Finding Common Ground:
Indigenous and Western Approaches to Healing our Land and Waters

Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7 pm
Syracuse Stage
, 820 East Genesee St., Syracuse map

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Speakers: Rick Hill (Tuscarora) and Robin Kimmerer (Potawatomi)

Rick Hill (Tuscarora) is an artist, writer and curator who lives at the Six Nations Community of the Grand River Territory in Ontario, Canada. He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received a Master of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has been involved in numerous North American cultural associations, formerly he served as the Manager of the Indian Art Centre, Ottawa, Ontario; Director of the Indian Museum at the Institute of American Arts in Santa Fe, NM; and the Assistant Director for Public Programs at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution; and Manager of the Haudenosaunee Resource Center. Currently he is the Coordinator for the Joint Stewardship Board at Six Nations to develop an environmental interpretation centre and is the manager of the Six Nations Virtual Archives Project.

Robin Kimmerer (Potawatomi) is a professor in the Environmental and Forest Biology Department at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and director of ESF's Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, the only such center in the Northeast United States.
Her book, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses, received the John Burroughs Medal Award for its literary quality, firsthand fieldwork, originality and scientific accuracy. She has received the ESF Foundation Award for Exceptional Achievement in Teaching, the Undergraduate Student Association's Distinguished Teaching Award twice and the Baobab Society's Faculty Member of the Year Award. She also chairs the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Section of the Ecological Society of America.

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, Hendricks Chapel, 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