UW Indigenous Language Courses

This page provides information on courses offered throughout the UW-System and Tribal Nations in Wisconsin.

Indigenous Language Education In Wisconsin:


We recommend you contact the campus of interest to confirm availability.


To learn what courses are offered currently, please reach out to the director of American Indian Studies, Denise Wiyaka.  Language courses offered in the past included Ojibwe, Menominee, Ho-Chunk, and Lakota.

UW-Eau Claire

Ojibwe: For more information, email Wendy Makoons Geniusz.

UW-River Falls

Ojibwe: For more information, email their admissions office.

UW-Green Bay

Oneida: For more information, email Forrest Brooks.


Ojibwe: For more information, email Angela Mesic.


Tribal Nations and Partners

Indian Community School

Indian Community School is an elementary and middle school that offers language courses in Ojibwe, Menominee, and Oneida.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
Waadookodaading Language Immersion School
Forest County Potawatomi Indians
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College has an outreach site at Red Cliff.

Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division


More Indigenous Language Learning Materials

Visit Ojibwe.net, MenominiYOU, or Hoocak.org for self-paced lessons!

Enwejig is committed to bringing visibility and linguistic justice to Indigenous languages at UW-Madison.



Know of Indigenous language courses offered but they are not listed here? Please email Angela Mesic.