EQI Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
If you are a current UWM student interested in participating in a paid research project with EQI, please go to the Student Research Application form. While most of our previous student participants have been citizens of various native nations, any student that is interested in research that is aligned with our mission, is welcome to apply.
Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on September 28, 2018.
(The Milwaukee Panthers Drum)
The current care taker of the drum is UWM student, Nathon Breu. For his Honor’s Senior Thesis, he wrote about the history of the Anishinaabek Big Drum. How this one specific, Gete Dewe’igan, and how this dewe’igan came to be part of the community, and how she functions to promote well-being in this community. You can read this essay via a PDF here: Minowakiing Chibizhiwag Dewe’igan
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.