WATER JUSTICE CONFLUENCE
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE AMERICAS AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
LOOKING AHEAD TO LIFE AFTER COVID, PART 6
December 11-12, 2020
Representing the Schaghticoke First Nations, Sachem Hawk Storm is a featured speaker at this two-day virtual gathering that seeks to empower youth as stewards of the Hudson River. Sachem Hawk Storm will speak at 1PM EST on December 12. This program is a partnership with Riverkeeper and Media Sanctuary.
October 12, 2020
Representing Schaghticoke First Nations, Sachem Hawk Storm provides the opening statement and land acknowledgment at this Columbia University event.
September 25, 2020
Join us! LOOKING AHEAD TO LIFE AFTER COVID, PART 6, September 25, 11am – 12:30pm PDT. Presenters: Janene Yazzie; Nick Tilsen; Ozawa Bineshi Albert; Yamilka Hernandez; Brandon Makaawaawa; Sachem Hawk Storm. Roberto Múkaro Borrero, Moderator. Register here: https://bit.ly/3kJNdzD
CLIMATE JUSTICE THROUGH RACIAL JUSTICE MARCH AND RALLY
SCHAGHTICOKE CALL ON UN TO RECOGNISE THE RIGHT TO A HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT
SCHAGHTICOKE FIRST NATIONS TESTIFIES AT TROY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Sunday, 9/20/20, we will be out on the streets to demand Climate Justice through Racial Justice. Please wear a mask if you would like to come out to support. Schaghticoke First Nations is a co-sponsor of this event.
September 10, 2020
Schaghticoke First Nations joined other Indigenous Peoples and civil society organizations calling on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently recognise the Right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. The letter was sent on 10 Sept. 2020 and it can be viewed by clicking on this link.
August 27, 2020
As an Indigenous Peoples of the region, Schaghticoke First Nations oppose the development and rezoning proposal for 1011 2nd Street in Troy due to a number of factors, but among the most important, is the historic significance of this land to Indigenous Peoples. See testimony here.
SFN JOINS CALL TO CHANGE RACIST WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM NAME
SCHAGHTICOKE FIRST NATIONS SUPPORTS UNITED AGAINST RACISM
UN AT 75: CLIMATE ACTION & RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
July 13, 2019
The Schaghticoke First Nations is proud to be included among nearly 1500 signatories including Native-led organizations representing thousands more calling on the Washington R*dskins to change their team name. Read the letter and list sent to the @NFL here: http://bit.ly/2CrAAZe
June 29, 2019
SFN is a part of the Indigenous Peoples Day NYC Committee organizing this solidarity action taking place at Columbus Circle in NYC.
June 9, 2019
We invite you to join us on Tuesday, June 16th from 9 am - 10:30 am EST for an engaging UN 75 Dialogue event dedicated to Climate Action & Resilient Communities. RSVP for the event using this link in order to receive Zoom call-in details 24 hours prior to the event: bit.ly/RSVPClimate616. The concept note and speaker bios can be found here: bit.ly/Resilient616.
SCHAGHTICOKE FIRST NATIONS EARTH WEEK NYC 2020 PARTNER
SARA YAWANAWA AND SACHEM HAWK STORM PRESENT FOR COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
SARA YAWANAWA AND SACHEM HAWK STORM SPEAK AT UNDP
April 22, 2020
Schaghticoke First Nations is a part of a coalition that has organized a massive strike for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, today, April 22. As Indigenous Peoples we know the climate crisis is here, and we can’t wait for the next disaster to demand climate leadership. While we cannot mobilize in person, we can still make our voices heard from home. Learn more at www.earthweeknyc.com for everything you need to know to join 3 days of digital action to demand a just, sustainable, and livable future. #EarthWeekNYC
February 25, 2020
Sara Yawanawa and Sachem Hawk Storm were invited to speak on Indigenous issues for Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou’s class at the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race department at Columbia University on February 25th. Sara as she spoke on empowering women in the Yawanawa community and how they are changing traditional roles; Sara has two aunts that are now shamans, a role once only held by men. Sachem Hawk Strom spoke on how people have been separated from the land and how this separation has been reinforced in our psyche by European languages.
February 21, 2020
Sara Yawanawá of the indigenous Yawanawá Peoples of the Brazilian Amazon was in New York on February 21, 2020 to share how women in her community were working to safeguard the forest and engage in sustainable livelihoods. The discussion was held at the offices of the UN Development Programme (UNDP). Sachem Hawk Storm of the Schaghticoke First Nations also spoke during the event on partnerships and agrofood forestry.
NYC SOLIDARITY 4 "WETSUWETEN"
SCHAGHTICOKE SACHEM SPEAKS AT RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
TRIMTAB SPACE CAMP: SYSTEMS-THINKING BOOTCAMP
February 18, 2020
Schaghticoke First Nations is a member of the Indigenous Peoples Day NYC Committee (IPDNYC), a coalition of 13 Indigenous Peoples and indigenous-led organizations. The IPDNYC Committee organized a solidarity action outside the Canadian Consulate and Permanent Mission to the United Nations on February 18, 2020, to support the Wet’suwet’en Nation in their opposition to a Coastal GasLink pipeline scheduled to enter their traditional territory in British Columbia, Canada.
January 22, 2020
Indigenous perspectives on the intersection of human rights and the environment were the focus of a free public discussion featuring Sachem Hawk Storm, chief of the Schaghticoke First Nations, and Kasike Roberto Múkaro Borrero, chief of the Guainía Taíno tribal community, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Wednesday, January 22. This event was free and open to the public.
Jan 15, 2020
Sachem Hawk Storm of the Schaghticoke First Nations was invited as a featured guest speaker for a course entitled "Trimtab Space Camp: Systems-thinking bootcamp for a crew of Space Ship Earth," an initiative of the Buckminister Fuller Institute. The Trimlab course explores systems thinking, rapid prototyping, traditional ecological knowledge, biomimicry and other frameworks to offer "new cognitive scaffolding upon which to design the future." Sachem Hawk Storm's topic was Indigenous Traditional Knowledge.
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In this issue: Schaghticoke Sachem Opens Columbia University's 2020 Indigenous Peoples Day Program; Schaghticoke First Nations co-Sponsors March for Climate Justice through Racial Justice in NYC; Schaghticoke Call on UN to Recognize the Right to A Healthy and Sustainable Environment; Schaghticoke First Nations Testifies at Troy NY City Council Meeting; and more...
In this issue: Fire Fox Story; 2019 SFN Unity Gathering & Naming Ceremony; Clan Mother begins Doula Training; SFN and Relational Uprising Training; Beyond the 7th Fire Radio Show; Call to Action; Upcoming Events and more
In this issue: Bee Stinger Tale; United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Summaries; Tribal Link Foundation Project Access Training Workshop; Camp Cope Concert Land Acknowledgement; Panel talks with Wisdom Keeper Doreen Bennett, GGM Mary Lyons & Sachem HawkStorm: and more...
In this issue: Maple Syrup Tale; Beyond the 7th Fire Conversations; Forging Reparative Partnerships With First Nations Peoples; Positive Masculinity at SUNY New Paltz; CALL TO ACTION: Food Forests; Upcoming Events; and more
In this issue: The Deer Peoples Horns; Relational Uprising Bonding Cohort December 2018; Making Baskets, Reclaiming Traditional Knowledge With Our Hands; Stop Cricket Valley Involvement; Pine Plains Elementary Enrichment Program with Nelson Kauamarix Zayas; Indigenous Peoples March DC 2019; and more
In this issue: Roberto Mukaro Borrero of the Taino People & Sachem Hawkstorm of Schaghticoke First Nations Opening for Portugal The Man Concert; Celebrating Indigenous People's Day with the Steiner Elementary School Students; Indigenous People's Day Celebration on Randall's Island; Harlem Valley Appalachian Trail Day; Project Drawdown Event at Omega Institute; and more
In this issue: Radio Interview & Podcast with Moccasin Tracks; Clan Mother, Alonda Snowbird Bear Woman, with her sister Aldonna Snowflake at Shinnecock Powwow; Yearly Gathering at Point of Infinity; Talk with the Teyuna from Columbia; NYC & Poughkeepsie Marches for Climate, Jobs & Justice; Welcome Baxter as our newest Council Member Representing the Youth!; and more