American Indian Solutions to Environmental Challenges

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Our Future

Mohawk people have many reasons for protecting their environment. Working to keep their traditions alive, they know the value in teaching their children about their culture and the importance of caring for the place they are from.

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    A large-scale business model for the growth and conservation of trees.

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Explore: Black Ash Tree Growth

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Why is the future of black ash trees in Akwesasne uncertain?
True or false? The only reason Mohawk people are working to save the black ash is because they want to continue making baskets.
True or false? Planting a seed orchard allows the Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment to collect seeds in case black ash trees are wiped out in the future.

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Why is it important for this community to educate its young people about this environmental issue?

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What are the hopes this community has for the future of its culture and environment?

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