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.
Wunk Sheek garden provides community for Indigenous students at UW-Madison
While the Wunk Sheek community garden is not the first student garden in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s history, or even the first in the Wunk Sheek’s history, it is certainly one of the newest — planted for the first time just this past summer.
Native November at UW–Madison
Each year, Wunk Sheek and campus partners host a series of events across the university to celebrate the rich history, culture, and heritage of Native people at UW–Madison.
Annual Native November Feast happening Nov. 9
Come kick off Native November with Wunk Sheek! Join us for a Wild Berries Feast on November 9th, to be held in the Symphony Room on the 2nd floor of the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Come through for some good food, laughs, and to be in community!
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.
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day 2021
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, is Indigenous Peoples Day, when we honor the cultures, legacies and histories of the people who have called this continent home for thousands of years.
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.
On Wisconsin Spring Powwow coming April 6-April 7
All are invited to the 50th Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow on April 6-7, 2019 at the Alliant Energy Center Arena in Madison, Wisconsin. Doors will open Saturday & Sunday at 10 a.m. We will …
Wunk Sheek and MECHA co-host international dance workshop
Wunk Sheek presents Native Storytelling
UW-Madison Celebrates Native November
The University of Wisconsin-Madison under the organization of Wunk Sheek and other partners will be celebrating Native November throughout the month. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.* See the full …
45th On Wisconsin Spring Powwow is April 11-12 at UW-Madison Field House
UW-Madison, Wunk Sheek, and Native American tribal partners from across the state will host the 45th On Wisconsin Annual Spring Powwow (OWASP) April 11-12 at UW-Madison Field House. This cultural and educational event will be …
Cultural Support Helps Native American Students Stay in College
Upstairs from a dining hall on a snowy evening, four American Indian students at the University of Wisconsin in Madison drum and sing together at a feast for veterans. Drum rituals are an important part …
November is Native American Heritage Month
What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted …