The Leaders from a Good Land program, run by the Electa Quinney Institute at UWM, helps prepare and support teachers and administrators.
This grant will strengthen the institute and provide for the hiring of additional Indigenous faculty researchers and instructors, as well as supporting the services it offers.
Freeland comes to UWM from South Dakota State University, where he was the co-coordinator of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program.
UWM is installing a fire circle in front of Merrill Hall to recognize Milwaukee’s Indigenous peoples and provide a place of celebration for Native American students and others.
Professor Kimberly Blaeser was recently recognized by the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award.
A quest to build a celestial show around the voices and culture of American Indian tribes in Wisconsin turned into a journey of discovery for many of the UWM student and staff researchers. The show runs on Fridays through May 4 at the Manfred Olson Planetarium.
For James Flores, a college education isn’t something that benefits only himself: “I have moral obligation to spread what I’ve learned at UWM and positively affect my community.”
A delegation of students from UWM’s Electa Quinney Institute will travel to Madison for the annual State of the Tribes address to the Wisconsin Legislature. Shannon Holsey, tribal chairman of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohicans, is scheduled to give this year’s address at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. The UWM students, who represent three nations and include […]
The web site Great College Deals ranks UW-Milwaukee as one of the best schools in the country for Native American studies. The ranking – No. 16 in the United States – was created using information from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. Schools were selected for the ranking based on the presence […]
A new play by an aboriginal Canadian playwright sheds light on Electa Quinney, the remarkable Stockbridge-Munsee woman who lived and taught school in Wisconsin in the early 19th century.