Tag: Center for First Nations Studies

Reminder: Campus invited to visit with the Elders

The opportunity to study with First Nations Elders as practiced in North America for thousands of years is a rare opportunity. The UWGB Professional Program in Education’s Center for First Nations Studies (Wood Hall 410) offers informal opportunities for all students, staff and faculty to learn from the Elders and engage in a more complete […]

Reminder: Panel discussion (tomorrow) First Nations environmental perspectives

Prof. Elizabeth Wheat is hosting a panel discussion on First Nations environmental perspectives in her Natural Resources Law, Administration, and Policy course, from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in MAC 237, Tuesday, April 12. The public is welcome to attend. Panelists are: Jeffrey M. Mears, member of the Oneida Tribe, has worked in the Environmental Health […]

First Nations welcomes visitors for Oral Scholars in Residence

The Oral Scholars in Residence are back on campus in the Education Center for First Nations Studies. All students, staff, faculty, and community members are invited to visit and learn from the First Nations Elders in the time-honored oral tradition. Appointments are not needed and drop-ins are welcome! To learn more about the distinctive program. […]

First Nations Studies faculty will take part in Tuesday celebration of Act 31

Three members of UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies faculty will represent the University during a Tuesday (Aug. 19) event marking the 25th anniversary of Wisconsin Act 31. Lisa Poupart, Forrest Brooks and JP Leary will be on hand for the Madison event, which celebrates the passage of legislation requiring instruction in American Indian history, culture […]

UW-Green Bay programs partner with annual American Indian Studies institute

The 18th Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute is scheduled to take place July 28 through Aug. 1 at the Lac du Flambeau School District Offices in northern Wisconsin. The event is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in cooperation with the First Nations […]

Author, activist LaDuke to speak on food sovereignty April 15 at UW-Green Bay

Internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist Winona LaDuke will offer a free public presentation on food sovereignty at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15 in Room 250 of Rose Hall on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. LaDuke (Anishinaabe), a graduate of Harvard and Antioch universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, has devoted […]

Winona LaDuke to speak here April 15

Prominent author, orator and activist Winona LaDuke will make a free public presentation on “Food Sovereignty” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, in Rose Hall 250. Of Anishinaabe heritage, LaDuke is a graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development. In 1997 she was named Ms. Magazine Woman of the […]

Top story: Native American culture taught here

The front-page story in the Feb. 8 Green Bay Press-Gazette celebrates the success of the Center for First Nation Studies, a place where future teachers and other students can meet with faculty and tribal elders to learn about Native American history and culture. The center, a collaboration of the First Nations Studies program and the […]