Oneida leader Danforth ’88 is commencement speaker
A UW-Green Bay alumna who serves as the elected leader of one of America’s most economically and culturally vibrant Indian nations will deliver the commencement address at the University’s 45th mid-year graduation ceremony this Saturday (Dec. 13). Cristina (Tina) Danforth, chairwoman of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, is a 1988 Social Work graduate. It is expected that, in her remarks, she will congratulate the graduates, share a sample of traditional native teaching about interdependence, and challenge UW-Green Bay’s newest alumni to serve others, the Earth and generations to come. Danforth is well known across Indian Country for her involvement in tribal, state and national issues. Read more.