Tag: First Nations Studies

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 […]

Boys and Girls Club students spend time with Elder Napos at UWGB’s First Nations Center

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The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Green Bay spent time in UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Center recently, interviewing Napos, one of the Center’s Oral Scholars in Residence. The students are making a documentary on sovereignty and the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Green Bay club was one of three in the nation chosen to receive […]

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 […]

Panel discussion of First Nations environmental perspectives

Prof. Elizabeth Wheat will be hosting a panel discussion on First Nations environmental perspectives in her Natural Resources Law, Administration, and Policy course, from 12:30 to 1:50 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 […]