Tag: First Nations Studies

Friday’s HUS faculty forum will feature talks by Leary, Hutchison

Humanistic Studies will be hosting its first faculty forum of the fall semester this Friday (Sept. 26) from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room of the University Union. Presenters and presentations are: • JP Leary, assistant professor of Humanistic Studies and First Nations Studies, “Behavior of our Alumni: First Nations Studies, Education Policy, and Social […]

First Nations Studies faculty will take part in Tuesday celebration of Act 31

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 […]

Professor emerita talks about First Nations Studies, at a national level

Rosemary Christensen, a UW-Green Bay associate professor emerita and co-founder of the National Indian Education Association, taped an interview at the 2014 Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (NIEA). In one segment, she describes her past experience with UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies program and the importance of the oral tradition and opportunities for students to […]

UW-Green Bay programs partner with annual American Indian Studies institute

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 […]

UW-Green Bay announces 2014-15 Teaching Scholars

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) and the UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program are proud to announce the names of eight individuals selected to be 2014-15 Teaching Scholars. They are UW-Green Bay faculty members Sawa Senzaki, Human Development; Aaron Weinschenk, Public and Environmental Affairs; JP Leary, Humanistic Studies/ First Nations Studies; […]

UW-Green Bay well represented at Faculty College conference

UW-Green Bay was well represented last week during the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) Faculty College, held at UW-Richland. Associate Prof. David Voelker and Prof. Regan Gurung presented a seminar titled “Going Behind the Scenes of the Learning Process: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL),” and Gurung also presented solo […]

In the news: Leary offers take ahead of Thursday State of the Tribes address

First Nations Studies Assistant Prof. JP Leary offered some context for a Saturday (Feb. 8) WLUK, Fox 11 News story on the upcoming State of the Tribes address. Scheduled for Thursday (Feb. 13) in Madison, the annual address is an important component of government-to-government communication, Leary said. He has attended all but one of the […]

‘Bittersweet Winds’ exhibit returns with day of discussion on Indian mascots, logos

UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies Program and the Wisconsin Indian Education Association Mascot and Logo Task Force are collaborating on a day of discussion this Friday (Sept. 13) in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. “Operation Respect: A Forum on Stereotyping and the Legacy of Historical Misinformation about First Nations People Perpetuated by Sports […]

Faculty note: Leary publishes paper on treaty rights, Wisconsin’s Act 31

The summer issue of Mazina’igan, published by the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, features a lengthy article by UW-Green Bay’s JP Leary of the First Nations Studies and Humanistic Studies faculties. Leary’s paper is titled “Act 31: Issues and Origins.” It recounts how the statute mandating K-12 instruction in Indian history, culture and […]