Tag: Center for First Nations Studies

J.P. Leary featured as guest on WPR

UW-Green Bay Associate Professor J.P. Leary (First Nations Studies) was featured on an WPR episode titled “How teaching native history and culture in Wisconsin’s schools became law.” The episode looks into the era before and after Act 31, the law that brought Native American history to schools in Wisconsin.

Faculty note: Associate Prof. J.P. Leary examines story of Act 31

Among the books featured by the Brown County Library this week and highlighted in the Green Bay Press-Gazette is “The Story of Act 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms” by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. JP Leary (First Nations Education). Leary begins by looking at 1800s treaties and state interference, offering background to more recent legal […]

Faculty note: JP Leary shares expertise at NCORE Conference

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. JP Leary (First Nations Studies) presented in three sessions and had a book signing at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 through June 2, 2018. This conference is the leading conference on race and ethnicity in higher education, and this year attracted nearly […]

NBC26 reports on First Nations Doctorate

UW-Green Bay’s new First Nations doctoral program will launch in Fall 2018. It is also the first of its kind in the state. Associate Prof. Lisa Poupart (First Nation Studies) told NBC26, “Our first doctoral degree is a recognition of that tradition of honoring indigenous people.” “They start with introductory courses, like an introductory course […]

Prof. Poupart talks First Nations Ed.D. on WHBY

“UW-Green Bay is offering its first doctoral program, and it will also be the first in the state to focus on Native American education. UW-Green Bay Prof. Lisa Poupart is the director of the First Nations Education program. She says it’s a perfect fit, because the University has had a longstanding commitment to Native American […]

Elder hours available to UW-Green Bay community

The UW-Green Bay Education Center for First Nations Studies invites all students, staff, faculty and community members to visit the First Nations Oral Scholars in Residence. The Oral Scholars in Residence program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation. Spring 2018 Elder Hours will […]

Oral Traditional Scholars in Residence hosting public hours

The UW-Green Bay Education Center for First Nations Studies invites all students, staff faculty, and community members to visit the First Nations Oral Scholars in Residence. The program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation. Elder hours begin this week (Oct. 8-13) and run […]

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in First Nations Education gets HLC Approval

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved of UW-Green Bay offering the Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in First Nations Education at its meeting on June 12, 2017. This approval, following a site visit April 10-11, 2017, is one of the final steps needed before the new program can be marketed to students. The Ed.D. in First […]

Reminder: Cruz Brown Bag discussion

Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Administration) will present a brown bag discussion on his research in Tena, Ecuador and the impact for Indigenous scholarship at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Phoenix Room C. The canton of Tena, located in Napo Province, in the headwaters of the Ecuadorian Amazon river basin, is undergoing […]

Faculty note: Cruz presents on ‘Indigenous Community Planning’

Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Urban and Regional Studies) will present his research on Indigenous Community Planning in Ecuadorian Amazon from 4 to 5 p.m. April 13, 2017 in the University Union Phoenix Room C. The presentation explores how community and regional planning using agropolitan approaches provide an alternative model of community well being that attempts to […]