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.
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 […]
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: […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]