Native November

2018 Events

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Prominent Native Americans from across the country and Wisconsin gather in front of Lathrop Hall on the UW–Madison campus in 1914, visiting Madison for the fourth annual meeting of the Society of American Indians. Photo: UW Archives

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A class observes the burial mounds in a large grassy area at Aztalan State Park.

Sixth graders from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, learn about burial mounds located in Aztalan State Park as part of an outreach program led by UW Professor of Anthropology Sissel Schroeder. Photo: Jeff Miller

David Greendeer, representative of the Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature District 2 and a 2008 UW–Madison alumnus, speaks at the 2016 Chancellor’s convocation for new students at the Kohl Center. Photo: Jeff Miller

The fire circle outside of the Dejope Residence Hall bears plaques recognizing the 11 Native American tribes local to Wisconsin. Dejope is the Ho-Chunk word for “four lakes,” which describes Madison geography.

Members from numerous Native American tribes participate in a grand entry drumming and dance ceremony during the 2014 Spring Powwow, a two-day event presented by Wunk Sheek. Photo: Jeff Miller

Special thanks to the Native November Planning Leadership


Gabe Javier, Assistant Dean/ Director, Multicultural Student Center
Wunk Sheek Native American Student Organization