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Native American Museum

The Native American Museum was established with the goal of expressing the history, language, arts, and culture of the Ojibwe people and indigenous people from around the world for the educational benefit of community members and visitors to the Chequamegon Bay area, Located on the first floor of Mead Hall,…

Native American dancers

Powwow & Awareness

We believe it is important to share indigenous culture, traditions, music, crafts, dance, and ways of life with our community. Awareness activities are presented in partnership with the Native American Student Association and the Northland College Student Association. We hope you join us and have some fun. More information is…

Student making her mark on the diversity wheel

Diversity & Inclusion

…north woods—including immigrants, 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…

Hiking in prarie

Directed Studies

Studies* Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology* Forestry* Gender and Women’s Studies Geographic Information Systems* Geology Graphic Design* History Humanities Humanity and Nature Studies Mathematical Sciences Music* Native American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice Spanish* Sports Management*…

GLWC director Mic Isham on panel discussion at Northland College

Isham heads Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

…turned mentors—most notably, Native American Studies Professor Joe Rose ‘58—played intramurals, studied sociopolitical and environmental studies, and served as president of the Native American Student Association for two years. “It was a small school. You couldn’t hide anywhere and the professors were there with us,” he said. “I needed that.”…

Prayer flags hanging on campus

Pre-Ministry

…Management* Chemistry Climate Change Studies* Climate Science Directed Studies Ecological Restoration* Education Engineering English Environmental Education* Environmental Humanities* Environmental Studies* Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology* Forestry* Gender and Women’s Studies Geographic Information Systems* Geology Graphic Design* History Humanities Humanity and Nature Studies Mathematical Sciences Music* Native American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor…

Northland College Professor Joe Rose Sr.

Distinguished Service

Honoring Gary and Kay LaPean and Joe Rose Sr.

…in 1958 and went on to champion the Native American Studies program, the Native American Museum, to advocate for regional environmental causes, and to work tirelessly to educate the community about Ojibwa and other Native cultures. “Joe’s contributions to Northland are too many to count and too valuable to not…

Student in the library

English

…Forestry* Gender and Women’s Studies Geographic Information Systems* Geology Graphic Design* History Humanities Humanity and Nature Studies Mathematical Sciences Music* Native American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice Spanish* Sports Management* Studio Art* Sustainable Community Development…

Q & A With Robin Wall Kimmerer

…How can this shape modern science in the future? Robin: There are a lot of definitions of TEK out there, some proposed by academics, some by native peoples. For me, traditional knowledge is deeply empirical, observation-based understanding, but it is more than information about the living world, it is a…

Northland outside classroom

Academics

Academics overview page. Related Academic Programs Art Biology Business Administration Business Management* Chemistry Climate Change Studies* Climate Science Directed Studies Ecological Restoration* Education Engineering English Environmental Education* Environmental Humanities* Environmental Studies* Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology* Forestry* Gender and Women’s Studies Geographic Information Systems* Geology Graphic Design* History Humanities Humanity and…