Flint Corn Community Project
Start date: 15 June, 2016
End date: 30 September, 2016
Kanien'keha:ka Flint Corn Project- a seed saving and community gardening initiative engaging Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe communities through education and volunteer opportunities.
Nature of the Project Reach
Youth camps, tours and events for the general community and University students, special outreach to local First Nations and volunteers.
Hands-on, practical skills experiences for youth of all ages Increased local access to stock of flint corn seed Sharing of Western and Haudenosaunee scientific knowledge around eg. pollination, genetics On-the-land relationship-building, ceremony and teachings Reconciliation efforts and sharing between Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants Student research projects and volunteer opportunities