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

Sacred Waters:
The Onondaga Nation's Vision for the Future of Onondaga Lake

Monday, April 19, 2010
, 7 pm
Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse map

Read the Onondaga Nation's Vision for a Cleaner Lake
Transcript of the Presentation (rtf file)
You Tube Video
Photo Gallery
NOON Report on the event by Kirsti Maurer
Onondaga Nation shares vision for lake clean-up--YNN TV News Story
Read the Post-Standard's coverage of the event
Post-Standard columnist Sean Kirst's article on the Event
Download the Printed Program (pdf)
Download the flier for color printing (pdf)

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Onondaga Nation Chief Jake Edwards works on a variety of environmental issues on behalf of his Nation.

Henry Lickers (Seneca, Turtle Clan) is environmental coordinator for the Mohawk Council of Akwasasne. A biologist, Henry has worked closely with the Onondaga Nation in developing their “Vision for a Clean Onondaga Lake.”

Community Responders: Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney, Andrew Maxwell, Director of Planning and Sustainability for the city of Syracuse, SUNY ESF President Neil Murphy and Meredith Perreault, Senior Scientist/Project Manager for the Onondaga Environmental Institute.

Series Co-Sponsors

Syracuse University: Chancellor’s Office, Religion, Anthropology, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Geography, History, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Lions Club, 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