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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 Forum is an annual event that highlights the importance of diversity on campus and around the world. The 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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New Stuff Tuesday – December 30, 2014

Alanis Obomsawin: The Vision of a Native Filmmaker by Randolph Lewis, PN1998.3 .O24 2006, New Arrivals, 2nd Floor. In this fascinating book, Randolph Lewis introduces, ponders, and critiques Alanis Obomsawin’s many films and presents detailed information about her life and influences. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 22, 2014

Claiming Tribal Identity:
The Five Tribes and the Politics of Federal Acknowledgment by Mark Edwin Miller. E78.O45 M56 2013, New Arrivals, 2nd floor. The Office of Federal Acknowledgment is charged with establishing that an American Indian group exists as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and therefor eligible for certain rights as sovereign Indian nations. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 5, 2013

November is American Indian Heritage Month so it seemed fitting to choose a book that tied in with that theme for the first week of the month…George Caitlin: American Indian Portraits Continue reading

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Research in Native American Studies

November is Native American Heritage Month and the Andersen Library has a variety of resources to help you learn more about the history and culture of Native Americans. The Andersen Library has many books, DVDs, and other resources that are … Continue reading

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