Tag: First Nations

Open invitation to visit with oral traditional scholars

The UW-Green Bay Education Center for First Nations Studies on the Green Bay campus invites all students, staff faculty, and community members to visit the First Nations Oral Scholars in Residence. The Oral Scholars in Residence program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation. […]

UW-Green Bay student named Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipient for 2018

UW-Green Bay student Alana Dallas (First Nations Studies and Social Work) was selected as a honoree for the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award for 2018. Presented by the University of Wisconsin System, the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award is an annual honor given to faculty, staff, students or community members to recognize […]

UW-Green Bay statement of land acknowledgment

In a memo to the campus community, Chancellor Gary L. Miller shared UW-Green Bay’s statement of land acknowledgment: (Please do not paraphrase or change the wording as it was purposefully crafted.) We at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay acknowledge the First Nations people who are the original inhabitants of the region. The HoChunk Nation and […]

Reminder: Medicinal plants walk on Friday, Oct. 12

UW-Green Bay alumna Misty (Davids) Cook’03 (Master of Science in Administrative Science), author of the book “Medicine Generations,” will lead a medicinal plants walk on campus and give a talk on her book on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The book talk will begin at 11 a.m. in Wood Hall 410, with a book signing taking […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. J.P. Leary examines story of Act 31

Among the books featured by the Brown County Library this week and highlighted in the Green Bay Press-Gazette is “The Story of Act 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms” by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. JP Leary (First Nations Education). Leary begins by looking at 1800s treaties and state interference, offering background to more recent legal […]

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 […]