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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Professional Program in Education Center for First Nations Studies will host an Open House event from 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the center in Wood Hall 420. Everyone is welcome to come and check out the Resource Center and community! Refreshments will be served, so stop on by!
UW-Green Bay is helping current and future educators learn more about the history, culture, sovereignty and contemporary issues of American Indians, helping them learn so they can also teach.
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 […]