School of Sustainable Development & Technology

 

 

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Service & Purpose

Provides Instruction in Indigenous Horticulture and Technology

Course Descriptions

Indigenous  Building  Methods
Students will learn hands on building techniques used around the world using natural resources for  the construction.  Students will  practice building a 20×20 cottage made of raw materials from the Yumwija site.

 Workshops

 

F6- Intro-Environment Health

This 1 day workshop explores environmental health factors and the effects of  the socio-economic, medical, behavioral and lifestyle of Black Americans. This workshop teaches Black Americans about their relationship to and responsibility for the eco-land system called America. The workshop will educate participants about the affect of environmental destruction on indigenous people’s health and their future generations.

F7- Intro-Community Health Empowerment 

This 1 day workshop explores the deteriorating health status of Black Americans and the impact on future generations. The workshop will introduce the Indigenous Health Action Plan which promotes a community approach to health empowerment and wellness. The Indigenous Health Action Plan is a national plan designed to improve the health status of Black Americans and their future generations through reconnecting to indigenous health practices which embrace and sustain our lives. This workshop will also address lifestyle issues as well as community practices.Indigenous  Building  Methods

Students will learn hands on building techniques used around the world using natural resources for  the construction.  Students will  practice building a 20×20 cottage made of raw materials from the Yumwija site.

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