Tag: First Nations Studies

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.

Poupart speaks to WBAY on first-ever UW-Green Bay doctorate

UW-Green Bay announces it is accepting applications for the first-ever doctorate program in education. WBAY spoke with program director, UW-Green Bay Prof. Lisa Poupart. The degree is specific to indigenous communities of northeast Wisconsin. “We really have a responsibility to give back to tribal communities, and I think that was one of the driving forces […]

Live streaming event today: Historical Trauma and Unresolved Grief Among Native People of North America

Please join in on a livestream keynote address with Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Wood Hall 118. A question and answer session with UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Lisa Poupart, director and chair of First Nations Studies, follows from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The keynote […]

WisconsinFirstNations.org launched this week, UW-Green Bay is partner

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Education and Wisconsin Act 31 Coalition partners announce the launch of a new website: WisconsinFirstNations.org. This website offers a robust collection of cost-free classroom and educator professional development resources for exploring American Indian Studies in Wisconsin. WisconsinFirstNations.org invites educators to explore Wisconsin Native cultures and communities through pre K-12 educational videos, […]

Alumnus Cornelius presents on Iroquoian culture

UW-Green Bay alumnus Randy Cornelius (Psychology) presented “Iroquoian Culture and Contemporary History,” July 24, at the Waupaca Area Public Library. Cornelius offered a historical perspective of the atrocities and federal policies that Native Americans endured in their attempts to maintain their identity. Cornelius has been working with the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin for 30 years, […]

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 […]

Solstice Week Reflection on Earth Stewardship

All members of the UW-Green Bay campus community are invited to participate in a solstice week reflection on earth stewardship from 1 to 2:15 p.m., Friday, December 16 in Rose Hall 220. UW-Green Bay First Nations Studies Prof. Lisa Poupart, and Humanistic Studies and History Prof. David Voelker, will co-facilitate the event. Please be sure […]

Solstice Week Reflection on Earth Stewardship (open to all)

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in a solstice week reflection on earth stewardship. The event will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in Rose Hall 220. (The winter solstice falls on Dec. 21; the event is being held a bit early so more students can attend.) […]

Bittersweet Winds exhibit is Nov. 1-2

The Intertribal Student Council is once again bringing the nationally touring exhibit, “Bittersweet Winds” to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus. The exhibit will be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, November 1-2, in the 1965 Room in the University Union. Bittersweet Winds challenges the depiction of Native Americans in […]