Outdoor Learning Spaces Archive

Tohi Talks @ Wake Forest

Tohi Talks, a facilitated, contemplative dialogue series set in the classroom space of the Tohi Garden, returned to campus for Native American Heritage Month. Each talk highlights Indigenous leadership and knowledge along with interdisciplinary subjects like environmental justice, gender equality, and protecting the futures of Indigenous communities. This year, four separate talks were developed in […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Rooting & Remembering

The Intercultural Center and Office of Sustainability welcomed both Native and non-Native members of the Wake Forest community to the newly cultivated Three Sisters Garden in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a reclamation of Columbus Day. “Today, we get to gather here and celebrate the resilience of our people against the forces of colonialism, and […]

“Three Sisters” Garden @ Wake

A new “three sisters” garden is being cultivated between Palmer Hall and Piccolo Hall – a collaboration between the Office of Sustainability and the Intercultural Center. The garden is intended to be an experiential learning space where the three sisters (corn, beans, squash), and other foods traditional to the Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands […]