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November 26, 2018 in Fort Atkinson
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December 6, 2018 in Fort Atkinson
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December 7, 2018 in Milwaukee
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December 8, 2018 in Milwaukee
"Taking Back Neighborhoods:" Conversations around Place in Milwaukee-Final Exhibit and Report Event Details »

December 8, 2018 9:30 AM in Plymouth
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Lifting Nets: Gurnoe Decision

Native American Heritage Month reminds us of our responsibility to better understand treaty rights and increase our understanding of Wisconsin's American Indian nations. This 5-minute film provides insight from both Red Cliff and Bad River Tribal communities about their struggle to retain harvesting rights beyond their reservation lands. Watch additional "Ogichidaa Storytellers" films here.

This video is part of a series of short videos called “Ogichidaa Storytellers” produced by the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC). "Lifting Nets" was funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Over $100,000 goes to support humanities projects in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Humanities Council administers the only grant program in the state devoted to the public humanities.  This fall our grant awards total more than – more

10/25
Beyond the Headlines Wisconsin How to talk without fighting

Do you avoid talking about politics with someone in your family, for fear of conflict?  Have you clashed with a friend over an issue, – more

9/12
Immigration in Wisconsin: We Need the Humanities

Since the day he announced his candidacy, the President’s statements on immigration have provoked intense reactions, both for and against.  It’s pretty emotional.  But – more

8/15