Tag: Center for First Nations Studies

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 […]

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 […]