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Flag of Ho-Chunk Nation to fly atop Bascom Hall for first time in university’s history

November 1, 2021

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

November 11, 2020

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

September 28, 2020

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

August 18, 2020

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

October 17, 2019

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.