A radio series exploring the 1832 conflict between Native Americans and the US government. In the Summer of 2016, Helena White re-traced the journey taken by Sauk Chief Black Hawk and 1,500 men, women and children in 1832 who were attempting to reclaim their territory in Northern Illinois that was ceded in a treaty they […]
Wisconsin Poet Louis V. Clark III, also known as “Two Shoes”, is out with a new book called “How to be an Indian in the 21st Century.” On March 16th, he joined Tony Castaneda to talk about how he discovered his artistic voice and how the poems explore his own identity.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the United States government forced many Native American children to attend Christian, English-speaking boarding schools that forbade Native American languages, traditions, and practices. The practice resulted in tearing apart families, trauma for children in these boarding schools, and a loss of Native American memory and tradition. Monday host […]
More mounds were built by American Indians in Wisconsin than any other region of North America – between 15,000 and 20,000, at least 4,000 of which remain today. Robert Birmingham will discuss his book “Indian Mounds of Wisconsin”, co-written with Amy Rosebrough and recently released in a second edition, which provides a comprehensive overview of […]
From May 16 through May 18, the Yatra Gallery in one of the old Milwaukee Road train cars at Madison’s converted train station at 646 West Washington Avenue, will host the art exhibit, “Home is Where the Racism Is.” The show features photos, interviews, historical documents and personal narratives from a wide variety of African-American, […]