The partnership between the Indian COmmunity School (ICS) and the ELecta Quinney Institute (EQI) is long standing and full of rich deeply rooted connections. This partnership was recently highlighted on Indianz.com – a place for Native American news, information and entertainment.
The full story can be read at Indianz.com
Do you have questions about the Native peoples of North America but do not know where to start? Here is a short document created to get you started. It has some books, websites, and people to contact at UW-Milwaukee. Still have questions? Feel free to contact us.
As part of the AIS 101: Introduction to American Indian Studies students submit a final project that is an open ended artistic expression, expanding or reflecting upon a topic (or many topics) covered in class. This is one of those projects.
A short while ago, UWM Journalism student, Ed Makowski, interviewed Junior, Nathon. He is also a participate in the EQI Undergraduate Research program for Native students. We drum in Bolton Hall on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. If you ever hear us, feel free to stop and join us. Drumming and singing are good medicine. A medicine we can all use. Help us keep our circle of humanity complete.
Read the story here: UW-Milwaukee’s Pow Wow Has Deep American Indian Roots
Have you ever wondered about the origin of the name of our city, Milwaukee? WUWM radio Bubbler Talk seires addressed this question in part by posing the question to our director, Margaret Noodin. The full interview can be heared here: http://wuwm.com/post/mino-akking-mahn-waukke-whats-origin-word-milwaukee