Tag Tribal relations
Teaching Indigenous land dispossession in Wisconsin and beyond
Thanks to new funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, an interdisciplinary group of UW–Madison faculty, staff and graduate students will be able to help teach the history of land taken from tribal nations to benefit land-grant universities.
Carla Vigue named director of tribal relations for UW–Madison
Carla Vigue, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, joins the University of Wisconsin–Madison as tribal relations director, bringing two decades of community affairs and outreach experience to the role.
Ho-Chunk Nation flag-raising symbolizes a shared future
“These efforts here are very thoughtful and very inclusive to not only the Ho-Chunk people, but it’s a real opportunity to learn about the people who lived here,” said Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon WhiteEagle.
Ho-Chunk Nation flag to fly on campus multiple weeks this fall, beginning with Sept. 15 ceremony
The UW–Madison campus inhabits land that is the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk people — land they call Teejop (Dejope, or Four Lakes) in Hoocąk, the Ho-Chunk language.
UW–Madison, College of Menominee Nation renew student transfer partnership
The contract allows a qualified students to begin postsecondary education as a freshman at CMN and be guaranteed admission as a transfer student at UW–Madison after completing three academic years, or 30 transferable credits.
Ho-Chunk graduate students elevate Native voices in their studies
Their studies are in widely different areas but their goals are similar: Making their spaces — whether it’s museums, schools, or hospitals — more inclusive of and receptive to Ho-Chunk and other Native people.
Flag of Ho-Chunk Nation to fly atop Bascom Hall for first time in university’s history
Chancellor Rebecca Blank will welcome several members of the Ho-Chunk Nation to campus.
Native November: Before Badger football at Camp Randall, they played lacrosse
As the university celebrates Native November, the early lacrosse game is a reminder of how important the sport was to Native Americans for thousands of years — and how significant it is that the sport has made a comeback among today’s Indigenous people.
UW–Madison awarded grant to develop educational pathways for Native youth
The Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways seeks to advance the academic achievement and pursuit of STEM interests of Native American students by integrating Indigenous knowledge and methods.
Extension grant focuses on culturally responsive leadership skills for tribal communities
The Division of Extension will use a grant to develop leadership programs in the Lac du Flambeau, Lac Courte Oreilles, and Menominee Nation communities and bring lessons learned to campus.
Aaron Bird Bear named UW–Madison’s first director of tribal relations
Bird Bear will work to foster strong ties between the 12 First Nations of Wisconsin and the university, and represent the UW–Madison Division of Extension leadership in collaborations with tribal communities.