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Northland College Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion David Saetre

A Spirit of Imagination

How Northland Faced the 1918 Pandemic

Manidoo-mitig (Spirit Pole) Ceremony

September 6, 5:30 pm6:00 pm

…p.m. on the first day of classes outside of Mead Hall and the Indigenous Cultures Center for our first Manidoo-mitig (Spirit Pole) Ceremony. Please bring a small dish to share or just bring yourself, and maybe a friend. This event is open to current Northland College students, faculty, and staff….

Paulette Moore with her camera

Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

Free Speech TV (FSTV), a nonprofit, national, independent news network, announces the premiere of Paulette Moore’s, The Spirit of Standing Rock, Wednesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. CST. Free Speech TV will host a Facebook Live interview event with the filmmaker immediately following the broadcast at 7:30 pm CST. The…

Bad River Wellbriety Round Dance

February 10, 4:00 pm9:00 pm

…the first community event. Eventually, the event grew and flourished as a destination event. Not only does the round dance support healthy families, but it also provides a safe and fun space for tribal youth to learn and affirm cultural identity. Round Dances originate with our Ojibwe/Cree relatives in the…

Photo from Standing Rock

Advocacy & Public Discourse

…to protect the spirit of objectivity in order to provide a trusted, impartial institution that can gather and convene scholars, community members, and public and private leaders as we examine the complex dimensions of a given problem. In so doing, Northland College allows space for respectful, civil disagreement as our…

Paulette Moore with her camera

Moore Takes Standing Rock Doc on 3-City East Coast Tour

Northland College Filmmaker in Residence Paulette Moore will be screening and discussing The Spirit of Standing Rock, her documentary featuring activists known as Water Protectors, this week in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and Buffalo, New York Water Protectors have stood with Standing Rock Sioux leaders in North Dakota to defend…

Northland College student in class


…– $76,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships awarded to applicants based on their existing academic record and test scores. These scholarships are awarded shortly after acceptance to Northland College. Sigurd Olson Eco-Visionary Scholarship $1,000 ($4,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships created in the spirit of Sigurd Olson’s legacy that are…

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Combining Forestry and Native American Studies

…become an ongoing project of discovery about the origins and meaning of the dolls. Carved from the driftwood of the cottonwood tree, each of the dolls “represents a specific Kachina spirit, of which there are several hundred. The word Kachina also refers to a person who transforms into a Kachina…