Margaret Noodin


In addition to being the director of EQI, Margaret is a Professor in the English Department and American Indian Studies and a Center for Water Policy Scholar.

She is a poet and the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (2014), Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English (2015), and What the Chickadee Knows (2020). She teaches American Indian Literature, Celtic Literature, Indigenous Language Revitalization and Anishinaabemowin language at UWM. Margaret is the editor of and the Papers of the Algonquian Conference.

Noodin holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English and Linguistics, both received at the University of Minnesota. Her doctoral dissertation is titled Native American Literature in tribal context: Anishinaabe Aadisokaanag Noongom (2001).