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Commencement 2021

Congratulations, Graduates 2021

Class of 2021

…of Ojibwe Dylan Bizhikiins Jennings, and new alumna Ella Janiece Shively ‘21. Student Address Saturday, May 29 Northland College student commencement speaker Ella Janiece Shively ‘21 delivers her address to the Class of 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ercyUPZlgwo Reading of Names Saturday, May 29 Our faculty and staff sent in videos of themselves…

Wolf hunting, captured on trail camera, Maxwell Property

A History with Wolves

Wolf Awareness Week

…wolf population initially started to grow, but appears to have stabilized more recently. This history and all of its nuances dance around my mind when I take my students out to howl for wolves. Standing on backroads in the dark, howling to the beautiful night sky, waiting, hoping for a…

Carol and Monroe Sprague

A Family Tradition of Knowledge and Self-Discovery

The Spragues continue to support scholarship.

…family. It was three years into the Great Depression, and Milton was the youngest of three. He followed his two older siblings to Northland College, which was established in 1892 to serve the children of miners, immigrants, lumbermen, and the neighboring Ojibwe communities. “Families did not have the resources to…

Portrait of April Stone, a Northland College alum

A Deeper Weave

April Stone '95

…is a spiritual calling, a historical exploration into her roots as an Ojibwe woman, and a way to connect the next generation to the tactile world. She earns a living making baskets and has become an expert and an ambassador for her craft and for the black ash tree. She…