Event Details

Join us February 10, 2020

as the Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center honors the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment.

Keynote by Dr. Robin Kimmerer

Robin Kimmerer Profile PHoto by Dale Kakkak

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Presenting - $7,500
    • 8 tickets to the Ways of Knowing Event
    • Primary acknowledgement in all media
    • Name or logo on special sponsorship display at the sign in table
    • Guided tour for one group up to 40 people during museum operating hours (Advance notice required)
    • One complimentary rental of the facility during non-public hours for a private reception
    • 20 guest passes to the Center
  • Leading - $5,000
    • 8 tickets to the Ways of Knowing Event
    • Primary acknowledgement in all media
    • Guided tour for one group up to 20 people during museum operating hours (Advance notice required)
    • Name or logo on special sponsorship display at the sign in table
    • 15 guest passes to the Center
  • Supporting - $3,000
    • 8 tickets to the Ways of Knowing Event
    • Guided tour for one group up to 10 people during museum operating hours (Advance notice required)
    • Name or logo on special sponsorship display at the sign in table
    • 10 guest passes to the Center
  • Benefactor - $1,500
    • 8 tickets to the event
    • Name or logo on special sponsorship display at the sign in table
    • 10 guest passes to the Center
  • Friend - $500
    • 2 tickets to the event
    • Name or logo on special sponsorship display at the sign in table
    • 6 guest passes to the Center
Green Moss on a tree.

Center for Native Peoples & the Environment

The SUNY-ESF Center for Native Peoples and the Environment creates programs that draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge in support of our shared goals of environmental sustainability.

Skywoman by Bruce King

Skä·noñh Great Law of Peace Center

The Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center is a Haudenosaunee Heritage Center focused on telling the story of the native peoples of central New York. The history is told through the lens of the Onondaga Nation and covers topics such as Creation, European Contact, The Great Law of Peace, and more. The Onondagas, or People of the Hills, are the keepers of the Central Fire and are the spiritual and political center of the Haudenosaune.

Artwork based on a painting enttiled the Great Tree of Peace by Oren Lyons. It hangs in the Skä•noñh - Great Law of Peace Center in Liverpool, NY

Keynote Speaker

Robin Kimmerer

Dr. Kimmerer is a mother, plant ecologist, writer and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. She serves as the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and the ecology of mosses.

Robin Kimmerer credit Dale Kakkak

Braiding Sweetgrass

Her most recent book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plantswon the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.

The evenings festivities will include

  • an opportunity to engage with students and faculty of the SUNY-ESF Center for Native Peoples and the Environment;
  • a performance from Mohawk singer/songwriter, Theresa Bear Fox;
  • and a dinner and dessert featuring Native food and drink.
ESF

Get in touch

To learn more please contact Sarah Shute, Director, Skä·noñh-Great Law of Peace Center.