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Gender and Women’s 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 Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care*…

Northland College student with journal

296 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail

Jane Dahlgren Hikes Solo for May Term

…and fauna, and wonder. Dahlgren met with Clayton Russell, associate professor of environmental education, outdoor education, and Native American studies, in February to create a plan. He agreed to be her advisor; she agreed to set goals and incorporate academics into the adventure. She would hike 296 miles in twenty-one…

Northland College senior at powwow

Powwow to Spotlight Proclamation, New Dances

…day instead as an opportunity to celebrate Indigenous diversity and resiliency,” said Northland College Indigenous Cultures Center (ICC) Director Katrina Werchouski. The proclamation is just the beginning. The ICC, Native American Student Association (NASA), and other powwow organizers have added several new features this year designed to educate attendees about…

wolf art

Wolf Conservation in America’s National Parks

…important role in preserving native wildlife, including wolves. Like many things, the principles and practices of managing wolves in our national parks have evolved with changes in human attitudes. The Era of Misunderstanding Wolves have not always fared well in America’s national parks. In the 1800s and early 1900s gray…

Professor Travis Proctor Religion

Religious Studies

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Northland College student Liandra Skenandore portrait

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

How Liandra Skenandore Incorporates Academics into Her Personal Life

…campus as a leader and an achiever. At Honors Day in April, she received the Native American Studies Award for Academic Excellence and the Sandy & Regina Scott Memorial Award for outstanding participation in Native American and campus activities—notably the Native American Student Association and annual spring powwow. In the…

Education Major Danon Briggs

Education

…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 Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law*…

Professor Erica Hannickel sits at counter with glass of wine.

How Wine Shaped a Nation

Q&A WITH PROFESSOR ERICA HANNICKEL

…way to open a book about wine, my deeper questions were really about what has animated American wine culture since the 19th century. And I was surprised to find that it had so much to do with another deep natural-cum-cultural topic: Americans’ long love affair with “manifest destiny.” Q. Remind…

Two students create lesson plan

Northland-LCOOCC Partner to Train More Teachers

HAYWARD, Wis.— In an effort to train more Native American teachers in northwestern Wisconsin, the Northland College Educator Preparation Program has partnered with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) to offer a four-year degree completion program. “The need for Native American teachers in the classroom is talked about in…

Northland College alum Abe Lloyd harvesting wild rice

Wild Foods

Sustainable Solution to Big Ag

…also lived in a cabin and was (and still is) the most knowledgeable forager I had ever met.” Lloyd went on to study Native American food systems in graduate school. When he finished his master’s degree in 2011, he moved back to his hometown of Bellingham, Washington, and started Salal,…