Hunting, the Haudenosaunee way

In examining the ancient roles of the Haudenosaunee, both men and women are viewed as equal, but both are recognized as holding separate duties. Tying…

Ode to the mighty turkey

  Local hunters are reporting that it was a late rut this deer (oskenón:ton) season due to the unnaturally mild winter, so now is the…

Easy ways to go green at school

The go-green movement may have humble beginnings, but now men and women across the globe make everyday decisions with the environment in mind. Private citizens…

Why we should save the bees

In recent years, there has been a growing concern among beekeepers and environmentalists about the rapid decline of honeybees. Just last year alone, Ontario beekeepers…

Everlasting Tree School: nurturing mindfulness for a healthier planet

Living a waste-less lifestyle can be a challenge for any individual. It demands time, commitment and effort in our already busy lives. However, these sacrifices…

Upcycling: an awesome way to recycle

Last week we talked about the importance of including recycling in your overall waste management plan. This week, we’re going to talk about another important…

How to Recycle

As the summer quickly approaches, there is no excuse to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and sort all the recycling that you may have…

Recycle yard waste into valuable compost

Composting may be a person’s first foray into an eco-friendly lifestyle. Compost is a nutrient-rich natural fertilizer that some people refer to as “black gold.”…

Simple sustainable gardening tips

Sustainability is a concept that can be applied to many facets of life, and gardening is no exception. Sustainable gardening involves preserving and protecting resources,…

The Haudenosaune history of planting – Part Two

We all know that in our Thanksgiving Address, the Diohe’ko, the Sustainers of Our Life, are acknowledged and thanked for the help they provide. In our…