UWM  Common Reading Experience

2014 Common Read Sticker 
The 2014 UWM Common Reading Experience selection is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. This page will offer students and other members of the UWM community additional information and perspective about Milwaukee's and Wisconsin's Full Time Indians. We hope that you find this information useful and that it adds to your reading experience. Should you have any questions or seek clarification or have suggestions for additional information that should be posted, do not hesitate to contact us.


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two female children that sing and helped write the song Images of Overpass Light Bridage
Ohnekanus Nibi (Water). Children's Song created by students Waasse Williams and Naeli Valerine at the Milwaukee Community Indian School. 
Overpass Light Brigade – Ishpaa’ii’waaskone’aazhogan – is a partnership with Ojibwe.net and the Overpass Light Brigade.

American Indian Experience

This series of videos were all shot, produced, and edited by UWM student, Jason Northern. These videos are all hosted on the Electa Quinney YouTube channel. Feel free to head on over there and subscribe.

This video features Native student, Samantha Toman.
This is a 30-minute documentary was produced by three Bad River Ojibwe teenagers that examines the spiritual, cultural, and environmental impact of a proposed massive open-pit taconite mine at the headwaters of our tribe's ancient wild rice beds.