Native Americans Flourishing in a Bicultural World

Dr. Alton “Sonny” Smart is an Anishinabe educator who occupies many roles in native and non-native communities.  He is first and foremost a father, husband, son, uncle, and grandson.  He is a tribal judge; a social work professor at UW-Stevens Point; a United States Army (Airborne) Vietnam veteran; he holds positions on Ojibwa ceremonial Big Drum and Midewiwin medicine societies.  He is a member of the River Band of Chippewa of Wisconsin, where he was born into the Fish Clan.  His spiritual names are Ozaawaa Na Quad and later a Menominee tribal name of Notnowgiishick, bestowed when he was adopted into the Menominee tribe.

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Contact Dona Yahola (nass@uww.edu or 262-472-5311) for further information.

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International Education Week 2013

The Center for Global Education invites you to attend UW-Whitewater’s International Education Week 2013

See the World from a Different Perspective Earth

Schedule of Events

  • Tuesday February 26, 2013

International Education Week Opening Ceremony and Center for Global Education Open House. Chancellor’s remarks and performance by SIEMPRE FLAMENCO dance troupe! 2:00 – 3:40 pm Hyland Hall Atrium

Screen of the provocative Crossing Borders film. Panel discussion to follow, Mary Beth Macking, Asmahan Sallah, Jim Winship, Sara Amiri, and Tyan Kolter. Moderated by Richard McGregory. 3:45 – 6:00 pm Hyland Hall Timmerman Auditorium

International Trivia Night. Compete for tickets for the International Dinner! 7:00 pm Jitters (Wells East Residence Hall)

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013

2013 MLK Commemorative Poster

Southeast Asian Heritage at UW-Whitewater