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.
UWM student filmmaker Sky Hopinka explores Ho-Chunk family and heritage in his prize-winning experimental film,“Jáaji Approx.”
UWM has worked to build a strong American Indian Studies program, in which students can learn Anishinaabe, the ancient language that gave Milwaukee its name.
Blaeser, who has written three poetry collections and had her worked translated into multiple languages, succeeds Max Garland, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.