Tag: First Nations Studies

First Nations Studies class visit Ho-Chunk Nation

Visitors from the Black River Falls High school paid a visit to GIS Specialist Niklas Anderson of the Ho-Chunk Nation Realty Division on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Sixteen students and History and Social Studies Instructor Paul Rykken came to see what kind of work Anderson does and how it fits in with the objectives of […]

UW-Green Bay student named Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipient for 2018

UW-Green Bay student Alana Dallas (First Nations Studies and Social Work) was selected as a honoree for the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award for 2018. Presented by the University of Wisconsin System, the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award is an annual honor given to faculty, staff, students or community members to recognize […]

Tonight (Oct. 11) Prof. Leary shares The Story of Act 31

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. J P Leary (Humanities, First Nations Studies, and History) will share The Story of Act 31, at the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush, Wis. tonight (Oct. 11, 2018) at 7 p.m. Since its passage in 1989, a state law known as Act 31 requires that all students in Wisconsin learn […]

Reminder: Medicinal plants walk on Friday, Oct. 12

UW-Green Bay alumna Misty (Davids) Cook’03 (Master of Science in Administrative Science), author of the book “Medicine Generations,” will lead a medicinal plants walk on campus and give a talk on her book on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The book talk will begin at 11 a.m. in Wood Hall 410, with a book signing taking […]

Elder Hours schedule for Fall 2018 — all are welcome

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 this Fall. The Oral Scholars in Residence program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation. Fall 2018 Elder Hours […]

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.

UW-Green Bay team attends NCORE conference

Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak, dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Work (CHESW) led a dynamic team of UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 to June 2, 2018. This national conference is […]

Faculty note: Prof. Leary’s book featured in Door County Pulse

The Door County Pulse reviewed the newly released book by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. (First Nations Studies) J. P. Leary. “In 1989, a state law known as Act 31 was passed that requires all students in Wisconsin to learn the history, culture and tribal sovereignty of Wisconsin’s federally recognized tribes. The Story of Act 31: […]

UW-Green Bay launches first doctoral program in first nations education

On March 22, 2018, UW-Green Bay announced that applications for the University’s Doctorate Degree in Education in First Nations Education are being accepted. This program is the only one of its kind in the state of Wisconsin. Nativenewsonline.net has the story.