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Color of Success

On Wed., Oct. 19, all UWW students and employees are invited to the Color of Success: Native American Students in Higher Education and Beyond symposium in UC 275A: 9 a.m.: Opening 9:30-10:30am Native Culture 10:45-11:45am Education & Healthcare 1:45-2:45pm Law … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 5, 2016

The Bingo Queens of Oneida How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin By Mike Hoeft E99.O45 H78 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Ever wonder how Native American communities and casinos came together in Wisconsin? This book shares the story … Continue reading

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Bison: Our National Mammal

President Obama signed Public Law 114-152, the National Bison Legacy Act, on Monday, May 9, designating the bison as our official national mammal. Among the many organizations supporting the legislation were: The InterTribal Buffalo Council – Its mission is “Restoring … Continue reading

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Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty

Dr. Doug Kiel, UW-Whitewater alumnus and Assistant Professor of American Studies at Williams College (MA), will talk about “Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty” on Wed., March 16, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in the UC Summers Auditorium. It’s the last … Continue reading

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Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty

Dennis Puzz, Staff Attorney in the Legal Department of the Forest County Potawatomi Community since 2012, will talk about “The Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty” on Tues., Feb. 9, 2016 from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride … Continue reading

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Wounded Knee massacre, 1890

It was 125 years ago, on December 29, 1890, that U.S. Army soldiers killed numerous Lakota Native Americans, including many women and children, near the Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. This is sometimes referred to as the last major … Continue reading

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Campus Diversity Forum, Nov. 2-5, 2015

Hosted by the College of Letters and Sciences, the Campus Diversity ForumĀ is an annual event that highlights the importance of diversity on campus and around the world. TheĀ theme this year is Diversity, Justice, and the Environment. The forum should “foster … Continue reading

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Seventh Generation Earth Ethics

Patty Loew, UW-Madison Professor of Life Sciences Communication, will talk about “Seventh Generation Earth Ethics” on Tues., Nov. 3, from 3:30-5pm in UC275. This is part of the Native Pride Lecture Series, and also is presented as part of UWW’s … Continue reading

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Tribal Identities and Traditional Beliefs

Gary W. Johnson, Assistant Professor of First Nation Studies at UW-Superior, will talk about “Tribal identities and traditional beliefs in contemporary society” on Wed., March 11, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC275A. It’s part of the Native Pride Lecture Series. Andersen Library … Continue reading

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International Education Week

The first week of March is International Education Week! There are several events planned on campus, including Celebrating Indigenous Nations on Mon., Mar. 2nd, from 4-6pm in the UC Hamilton Room, the International Education Week’s Opening Reception sponsored by the … Continue reading

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