Lee Pulaski wrote an engaging feature for the Shawano Leader on Benjamin Grignon, and his path to receive a Kohl Fellowship. Grignon said he plans to use the personal award to go back to school at UW-Green Bay and pursue his doctorate, an Ed.D. in First Nations education. Here’s an excerpt of the feature:
“Benjamin Grignon grew up in a traditional Menominee household. He knew the native tongue, and he practiced the traditional arts. Now, Grignon spends most of his days teaching what he knows to students at Menominee Indian High School as the traditional arts teacher. Besides teaching, Grignon also heads up the school’s gardening and language clubs, and he works with the community to run summer culture camps.” Read the full feature.