LAFF to plant Three Sisters Garden in collaboration with the Onondaga Nation at Binghamton U

We're very excited to announce our collaboration with Angela Ferguson and the Onondaga Nation. See below for more info.


Event Overview: Partners from across Binghamton University will be planting an Indigenous “Three Sisters Garden” in collaboration with the Onondaga Nation, the central fire keepers of the Haudenosaunee, and in the spirit of the Two Row Wampum—Gä•sweñta’ or The Silver Covenant Chain of Friendship. As a Living Treaty “Together we will travel in Friendship and in Peace Forever; as long as the grass is green, as long as the water runs downhill, as long as the sun rises in the East and sets in the West, and as long as our Mother Earth will last.” Schedule of Events for May 4, 2022: 10-11am, Fine Arts Room 258: Speakers Angela Ferguson & Sarah Patterson (Onondaga Nation Farm); and Ethan Tyo (Akwesasne Mohawk). 11:15 am -12:15pm, Science 1 Courtyard: Indigenous Thanksgiving blessing of the land and ceremonial planting of the sacred three sisters seeds. You can also join us for the activities via Zoom at: https://binghamton.zoom.us/j/99011750656. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to either BrieAnna Langlie (Dept of Anthropology), langlie@binghamton.edu or Barrett Brenton (Center for Civic Engagement), bbrenton@binghamton.edu. Thank you (nya:weh)!

Press release: https://www.binghamton.edu/news/story/3609/honoring-the-onondaga-nation-and-the-three-sisters-university-to-plant-garden-space-on-may-4


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