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.

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.