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Arrowheads and bone in museum

Native American Museum and Indigenous Cultures Center Open House

September 22, 9:00 am1:00 pm

View exhibits on beadwork, wild rice, bison, and more in Northland College’s Native American Museum. Faculty and students will be available to provide additional information on the exhibits. You can also see what’s new in the Indigenous Cultures Center and find out more about upcoming events. Light refreshments will be…

Northland College Nordic Skiing

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Annually the Brother Bear Fund supports the entry fee for two Northland College students (one male and one female) to ski the American Birkebeiner 50K Skate or 55K Classic ski races. The fund also provides each student a $50 stipend prior to the race for expenses. We have selected recipients…

Stockton Island

DNT: Wild discovery: American marten found again in the Apostle Islands

Northland College Prof Erik Olson key researcher By Sam Cook | Duluth News Tribune American marten have been discovered on Manitou and Stockton islands in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore for the first time in more than 40 years, park officials say. An American marten was verified on Manitou Island…

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…

Professor Erica Hannickel sits at counter with glass of wine.

How Wine Shaped a Nation


…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…

Pine marten

Carnivore Project Reveals Return of the Marten on Apostle Islands

An Apostle Islands collaborative carnivore diversity and abundance project between the National Park Service, Northland College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison led to an unexpected surprise: the discovery of American marten on Stockton Island. The American marten is on Wisconsin’s endangered species list and not been sighted in the islands…

Native American bead cloth

Native Student Offerings

Whether you are looking at majoring in Native American studies, you want to help bring cultural awareness to campus, or are dedicated to promoting STEM fields to youth, we hope you find your passion here.      …

Northland classroom


…campus, you will be prepared for careers in the humanities, publishing, ministry, writing, public relations, public administration, non-profit work, journalism, politics, government, and diplomatic service. You will also be ready for graduate study in law, journalism, English, history, religious studies, international relations, seminary, government and diplomacy, cultural studies, and humanities….