UWM Institute receives grant for American Indian Education

MILWAUKEE _The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $1,149,000 to the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to prepare American Indian students to become teachers and administrators. The Electa Quinney Teacher Training and Administrative Leadership Program is a four-year project to recruit and prepare 20 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate […]

UWM receives grant to study Algonquian languages

MILWAUKEE _The National Science Foundation has awarded $100,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education to help research the preservation and teaching of two indigenous languages. The institute will partner with two tribal colleges serving the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe in Wisconsin and the Saginaw Chippewa […]