Congratulations to the following current and former UW–Madison students and employees who received this well-deserved recognition.
Carla Vigue named director of tribal relations for UW–Madison
Carla Vigue, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, was most recently director of communications, events and community engagement for the National Council of Urban Indian Health in Washington, D.C.
Repatriating the Ancestors: Anthropologists work with tribes to return remains of ancestors and sacred objects
Burial mounds created by Native people can be found throughout Wisconsin. Rolling softly along high points in the landscape and often shaded by ancient bur oak trees, intact burial mounds contain both ancestral remains and …
An Evening with Lyla June: The Power of Indigenous Knowledge in an Age of Neocolonialism
Join the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series committee alongside Lyla June, an internationally recognized poet, human ecologist, musician and community organizer.
Oral history project honors 50 years of Native community’s activism, education at UW–Madison
Ho-Chunk Nation flag to fly on campus this week
The Ho-Chunk Nation flag will fly on the UW–Madison campus Oct. 10-17, in recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day on October 10.
American Indian Studies marks 50th anniversary with history project, special event
In the 1970s, an intertribal group of about 20 Native students came together to grow their community at UW–Madison and call for the university to create an American Indian Studies department. 50 years later, we celebrate their successful advocacy.
Ho-Chunk graduate students elevate Native voices in their studies
Four Ho-Chunk graduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are working to elevate the voices and experiences of Native American people, and to make academic and cultural spaces more accessible and beneficial to the Ho-Chunk community.
Ten Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s ‘Most Influential Native American Leaders’
Ten members of the UW–Madison community were honored by Madison365 in its annual list of most influential Native American leaders for 2022.
Water is Life: An Indigenous story map experience about water
A new website created by a Wisconsin Sea Grant intern in partnership with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission details what Indigenous communities in the Upper Midwest are doing to conserve and protect water.
Public History Project: The challenges and opportunities of writing Native histories of UW–Madison
Native November: Celebrating Native and Indigenous people at UW–Madison
Celebrating #UWNativeNovember: A historic flag-raising, ‘crafternoons’, and a new position dedicated to supporting Native and Indigenous students.
Division of Extension to host Native November Speaker Series
The series will feature speakers examining different aspects of Indigenous life, language, culture and history every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon during November.
Photos: Wunk Sheek powwow celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day, honors families separated by boarding school policy
The Wunk Sheek Native American student organization held a powwow in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 11 at the Gordon Dining and Event Center.
Wunk Sheek to host Indigenous Peoples Day Powwow on Oct. 11
Join Wunk Sheek for a one session powwow in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 11.
Meet the Indigenous student org improving First Nations’ representation in STEM
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society provides mentorship, support, opportunities to Indigenous students in STEM fields
Native Community Welcome coming Sept. 27 in Gordon Commons
The Native Community Welcome will be held on Monday, September 27, at 6 p.m. CDT in the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Join us for indigenous food, community, and information about available resources on campus. …
Four prominent Ho-Chunk alumni to address campus on significance of treaties
The panel discussion, featuring four alumni of the UW Law School who are experts on treaty issues, will be the marquee event for Treaty Day 2021, an annual campus commemoration.
Wisconsin Alumni Association creates affinity group to celebrate American Indian alumni
This fall, the WFAA is excited to announce the reestablishment of another affinity group to celebrate American Indian alumni.
Badgers well-represented in list of Wisconsin’s ‘Most Influential Native American Leaders’
UW–Madison alumni made up nearly one-third of the leaders recognized in Madison365’s “Most Influential Native American Leaders” in Wisconsin list for 2021.