Tag: First Nations

Celebrate the launch of the First Nations Ed. D., Tuesday, April 24

Come hear UW-Green Bay Associate Prof.  J P Leary read from his new book, The Story of ACT 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms and celebrate the launch of the new First Nations Doctorate of Education Program. The event is Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Education Center […]

NBC26 reports on First Nations Doctorate

UW-Green Bay’s new First Nations doctoral program will launch in Fall 2018. It is also the first of its kind in the state. Associate Prof. Lisa Poupart (First Nation Studies) told NBC26, “Our first doctoral degree is a recognition of that tradition of honoring indigenous people.” “They start with introductory courses, like an introductory course […]

Faculty note: Denise Sweet has collection to be read during National Poetry Month

Anishinaabe poet Denise Sweet has a long resume that spans a career as an academic (as a professor of Humanistic Studies, Creative Writing and First Nations Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), a performer, and a writer, and she served as Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate from 2004–2008. Palominos Near Tuba City combines a selection of […]

UW-Green Bay publicly announces Ed.D. in First Nations Education

UW-Green Bay announced yesterday (March 22, 2018) that applications for the University’s Doctorate Degree in Education (Ed.D.) in First Nations Education are now being accepted. The University’s first-ever doctoral program — the only one of its kind in the state of Wisconsin — marks a significant milestone for the University and the state as a […]

Another First: UW-Green Bay Launches First Doctoral Program in First Nations Education

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced today (March 22, 2018) that applications for the University’s Doctorate Degree in Education (Ed.D.) in First Nations Education are now being accepted. The University’s first-ever doctoral program—the only one of its kind in the state of Wisconsin—marks a significant milestone for the University and the state as a whole. […]

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 […]

Don’t delay! Manitoba and First Nations travel course deadline is May 1

Time’s almost up — May 1 is the deadline to register for a fall travel course to Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada. The course, titled “Gathering the Wisdom of All Nations — Indigenous Teaching and Learning,” takes place from Sept. 9-15. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Northwest Indian College, UM win tribal rocket honors

Final results have been posted from the 2011 First Nations national rocket competition held in May at the Richard Bong State Recreation Area near Burlington, Wis. The “REZriders” team from Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, Wash., won top honors in the competition involving tribal college entries. In the “AISES” division for public and private institutions with […]