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47th Annual Northland College Powwow

September 16, 1:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us for a long-standing, celebrated tradition—Northland College’s fall powwow. All are welcome at this free, family-friendly event. Grand entries are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will be a community feast at 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Please bring your own chairs…

Portrait of April Stone, a Northland College alum

Basketry Demonstration with April Stone

September 16, 12:00 pm6:00 pm

This event will take place during the 47th Annual Northland College Powwow on the Campus Mall from 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 16. Learn more about log pounding, splint preparation, and basket weaving from Northland College alum and adjunct faculty member April Stone ’95. She will also share…

Film class and wild rice parching

Native American Student Association (NASA) Meeting

September 7, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

…that concern Indigenous peoples, and promote awareness of Native American and Indigenous cultures through planning and participating in events. NASA is one of the oldest student organizations on campus and sponsors many campus events, including the annual Northland College Powwow. This event is open to current Northland College students only….

Native American dancers

Powwow & Awareness

…to the public. We hope you join us. Spring Powwow | Join us in March 2018, for the 44 annual Spring Powwow—everyone is welcome! As part of Indigenous Cultures Awareness Month, the annual powwow is a signature event at Northland College. Enjoy the popular powwow photo booth, as well as…

Student making her mark on the diversity wheel

Diversity & Inclusion

…women, and Native Americans. The Academy later became Northland College and our commitment to that original idea has never wavered. Northland was one of the first institutions of higher learning to offer a major in Native American studies and have hosted a spring powwow every year since 1974. Campus life…

Northland student playing lacrosse.

Tribal Education for Educators, Mentors, Counselors

…Topping, Northland College alumna and Red Cliff tribal education director, Karissa White, Northland College associate professor of Native American Studies, speaking specifically on masters and doctorate programs, and Tadd Johnson, American Indian Lawyer and director of masters programs at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. This event, free and open to the…

Ojibwe Coloring Books

Northland Grad Pens, Illustrates Ojibwe Coloring Books

WHSP Publishes Ojibwe Traditions

…in March at Northland College as part of the Indigenous Cultures Awareness Month. Author events are being planned for 2019 in partnership with Northland College and the Apostle Island Booksellers in Bayfield. Check here for event updates in the new year. Find them through your favorite bookseller or by visiting…

Northland College senior at powwow

Powwow to Spotlight Proclamation, New Dances

Northland College will officially proclaim the second Monday in October (Columbus Day), as Indigenous People’s Day Saturday at its annual Spring Powwow held on campus in the Chapple Gymnasium. President Michael A. Miller will read the proclamation at the start of the 1 p.m. grand entry, joining a dozen other…