About two dozen campus volunteers assisted Bill Quackenbush, tribal historic preservation officer for the Ho-Chunk Nation, in constructing a Ho-Chunk housing structure Thursday on the North Lawn of Dejope Residence Hall on the University of …
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Ho-Chunk Nation flag-raising symbolizes a shared future
UW–Madison will fly the flag of the Ho-Chunk Nation at Bascom Hall for more than six weeks this fall, including Indigenous Peoples Day in October and the entirety of National Native American Heritage Month in November.
April 12 lecture to explore the significance of the Ho-Chunk Nation in American History
In this Focus on the Humanities lecture, Prof. Stephen Kantrowitz will explore what the Ho-Chunk people’s struggle against and victory over efforts to expel them mean for our understanding of American history.
Flag of Ho-Chunk Nation to fly atop Bascom Hall for first time in university’s history
On Nov. 5, UW–Madison will fly the flag of the Ho-Chunk Nation atop Bascom Hall, part of an ongoing commitment to educate the campus community about First Nations history and to recognize the land as the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk.
Ho-Chunk Nation flag to be raised at Bascom on Nov. 5
For the first time in the history of UW–Madison, the Ho-Chunk Nation’s flag will fly above Bascom Hall on Nov 5 as part of our ongoing commitment to moving from ignorance to awareness with the Ho-Chunk Nation and the other First Nations in Wisconsin.