Minowakiing Chibizhiwag Dewe’igan

(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

KR podcast with Kimberly Blaeser

Although her tenor as Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate has ended, she is still busy sharing her work. Anishinaabe poet and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser speaks with Janet McAdams, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in Poetry at Kenyon College, about picto-poems, watery places, and Native writing in the twenty-first century. Listen to or download the podcast.

Unknown (stories from an Anishinaabemowin speaker)

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.

Unknown (stories from an Anishinaabemowin speaker)