A series of Haudenosaunee educational charts from St. Lawrence University’s Owen D. Young Library Special Collections was recently digitized by staff from the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery. The charts, part of the Arthur and Shirley Einhorn Iroquois Collection MSS No. 196, were a gift to the University from the Einhorn family in 2015.
In this minor, students investigate both the history of indigenous peoples and the contemporary issues they face, and develop an appreciation for Native artistic expression. This is an interdisciplinary program, with courses drawn from several departments, ranging from anthropology and English to environmental studies and history. Students take advantage of the Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation, about 40 miles from campus, to engage in Community-Based Learning coursework, field trips and service projects.
Native American Studies News
This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.
St. Lawrence University has named Brenda Papineau director of Native American Affairs. Papineau, a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, graduated from St. Lawrence with a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2002, a master’s in counseling and human development in 2006, and a master’s in educational leadership in 2015.