Infusing American Indian Studies Throughout the Year: One Teacher’s Story

By the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction¬† Mike Mestelle, from the Lakeland Union School District, has taught for 31 years, the last 29 at Lakeland Union High School. He teaches history courses, including Native American history. Mestelle has worked diligently to authentically infuse histories, including Native American history, into curricula throughout the year. A hallmark…

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Claiming Our Heritage from the Boarding School Experiment

By Jerilyn DeCoteau, Native American Today The heritage passed down to Native Americans is often too painful to name. Not reported in textbooks, and often not spoken of by boarding school survivors, is the chilling fact that for generations Native American children were forced to attend boarding schools far away from their homes for the…

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Call for Art: ARTS for ALL Wisconsin

Isthmus Media Release: ARTS for ALL Wisconsin invites submissions of artwork and poetry from Wisconsin residents with disabilities ages five and up as part of the annual Call for Art, an entirely free program for all entrants. All submissions are juried by arts professionals who look for creativity, originality, and craftsmanship in awarding ten visual…

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