News and Events

Native American named Poet Laureate

Kimberly Blaeser

UWM English and American Indian Studies Professor Kimberly Blaeser has been named the Wisconsin Poet Laureate for 2015–2016. Hear her recite her poem "Refractions (for Bill Harrold)." Read more about this exceptional honor bestowed upon Kimberly Blaeser on Today@UWM and at  Wisconsin Poet Laureate website.


National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage month. Anthropology and American Indian Studies Associate Professor Bernard Perley spoke at the Office of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigrations Services Field Office's Naturalization Ceremony room as part of the month's celebrations.

National Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month Q and A


News and Event Archive

36th Annual UW-Milwaukee Autumn Pow Wow
Theme: Honoring Women

Saturday, November 2, 2013
UWM Ballroom, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
For information, call (414) 229-5880
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American Indian Sovereignty and Resource Management Conference, April 7–8, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Join us as we discuss the answers to such questions as: What does Tribal Sovereignty mean? What are the historic roots of the federal-tribal relationship? Why do Tribes have a say in resources development?

Conference Webpage
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