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For three years, the American Indian Studies program sponsored a cultural immersion experience at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. One student was so impacted by the experience, she repeated the trip two more times. Find out about this unique service-oriented immersion.
When Jenna Vater came to UW-Eau Claire, she didn't really know what she wanted to do with her life, beyond the fuzzy idea of "helping people." After some soul searching and introductory courses, she declared a major in public history and minor in American Indian Studies, which she soon upgraded to a double major. Read about her journey to her master's degree.
We all know what an impact an internship can have on the academic and career goals of our students. But what you might now know is really how that all works, how they happen, how students prepare for those opportunities. One former intern gives us the basics of how she got her internship, and what it meant to her.
Protests around a controversial oil pipeline that critics say could harm the environment and threaten Native American historic, religious and cultural sites in the Upper Midwest will be the topic of a discussion this month at UW-Eau Claire. A #NoDAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) panel discussion will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Woodland Theater of Davies Center.
Dr. Heather Ann Moody, along with a team of faculty and students, have worked hard to bring an exhibit to campus that raises awareness regarding indigenous women’s issues.
UW-Eau Claire will host its annual Honoring Education Powwow Saturday, Nov. 5, in Zorn Arena. The event is part of the university's Native American Heritage Month celebration.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Native Pride Dancers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Schofield Auditorium at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Following are proposed curricular changes in the College of Arts and Sciences.
For 2016 American Indian Studies graduate Alan Thicke, completing his capstone requirement grew naturally out of a discovery made in classrooms — Type II diabetes is on the rise among Indigenous peoples, especially among children. He set out to create ways to reverse that trend.
A central event in the UW-Eau Claire celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Honoring Education Powwow set for Nov. 7 is a day of song, dance and celebration of native culture.
As part of the Domestic Cultural Immersion Grant Program, Heather Moody, assistant professor of American Indian Studies, takes students each summer to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota — and sees profound results.
A celebration of the Council Oak tree on the UW-Eau Claire campus will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day.
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