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Sharing Stories: Growing Relationships with the Land (part 6)

June 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ella Roberston & Eric Wana seated in their apple orcharda
Tuesday, June 1 | 12pm – 1pm
Join the webinar HERE!

Join our discussion with Ella Robertson and Eric Wana from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate near Peaver, South Dakota, who are role models of the idea of Indigenuity — the hard work, perseverance, entrepreneurial spirit, and resilience in working to recover traditional farming methods and practices. With deep connections to the land, we will discuss their current projects and practices, and what they are working to pass along to future generations.

This is a project partnership between the Office of Sustainability – University of Minnesota, Morris, Stevens County Soil & Water Conservation District, and CURE (Clean Up the River Environment) in cooperation with the Land Stewardship Project as part of our work as a We Are Water West Central Minnesota team.

This is part two of a six-part series beginning Feb 16 and running through June 1st.

Our shared goal is to amplify the stories of people who are using conservation practices that have important regenerative potential while reducing the impacts on climate change. These practices improve soil health and water quality — and grow deep connections to the land and those who came before them. These are stories from practitioners, people with their boots on the ground, soil under their fingernails. Together, these storytellers are from different backgrounds, cultures, and generations.

Crucially, we are at a critical moment where we need to hear the perspectives of pathbuilders who are catalyzing change in themselves and their communities. Together, we can build a positive rural vision, one that builds stronger lives, livelihoods, lands. We change — when our ideas about what is possible change.

For more information please contact: or call 320-269-2985 or Troy at 814-322-6531


June 1, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Clean Up the River Environment (CURE)
University of Minnesota, Morris