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Loon and baby on lake

Ethical Wildlife Photography

…nervous loons display is the tremolo or wail vocalization. An extreme reaction to a human that is much too close is the penguin dance. Never flush birds (that is, disturb them and make them fly or swim)—either your subject or other birds near your subject. In breeding season, it can…

President Miller helping at STAR camp

Community Outreach

…and regional powwows traditional arts workshops youth mentorship/college exposure activities introduction to Ojibwe culture/cultural sensitivity workshops organizing ACT31 trainings Tribal Elder Appreciate Day events multi-generational trauma educational workshops   Related From on-campus youth classes to cultural workshops to tribal educational fairs, the ICC staff provide community outreach throughout the region….

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

Native American Studies

The Native American studies major focuses on indigenous culture and traditional teachings at the core of the program, with particular attention given to Lake Superior regional native history. The program includes first-hand contact with local tribes and native Ojibwe communities alongside a rigorous academic curriculum. The curriculum includes native worldviews…

Students sit outside with plates of food.

Confluence: One Last Chance to Dance


…will feature northern Wisconsin’s premier seven-piece dance band, Room to Groove, Friday, May 27 on the campus mall at 7 p.m. The Confluence will be held after David Saetre’s last lecture at 4:30 p.m. and the senior champagne toast at 5:30 p.m.—on the eve before graduation. “The idea is for…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…is the only Northland College alum to have ever performed on Broadway. Add in the stage movements and dance steps, all while singing and speaking—it’s a complicated, nuanced role to play, even with months to practice. And yet, somehow, Fitzgibbon performed it flawlessly before an audience of a few hundred…

kayaking students

Lake Superior is the Classroom

…students to experience the Lake’s 3.5 billion-year-old geology, clear fresh water and fickle moods. “It’s more than a camping adventure,” said Neitzke. “We’ve taken nine classes that include geology, natural history, humanities and literature of the Ojibwe and European cultures.” Rather than viewing each class as independent and separate, 12…

Paulette Moore with her camera

Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

…The film is about the successful Ojibwe-led response to what would have been the world’s largest open-pit taconite mine threatening the health of northern Wisconsin’s watersheds. In 2016, Moore worked with Northland College students and the north woods community to create a companion film to the mining movie titled From…

Northland student playing lacrosse.

Tribal Lacrosse

Q&A with Cassie Brown Major: outdoor education. Summer plans: Running a couple of Northland’s summer camps and leading backpacking and kayaking trips for a Girl Scout camp in Michigan. After that: Teaching Ojibwe language in Bayfield. Q. How did you get interested in lacrosse? A. I became interested in lacrosse…

First Friday

First Friday Dance

May 5, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

First Friday Dances are back! Join the Northland College Student Association and the band for an evening of folk dancing. People of all experience levels are welcome to participate! This event is open to the general public….

First Friday

First Friday Dance

December 2, 2022, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

First Friday Dances are back! Join the Northland College Student Association and the band for an evening of folk dancing. People of all experience levels are welcome to participate! This event is open to the general public….