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.

Please help spread the word and encourage your students, staff and  colleagues to attend.


Contact Dona Yahola ( or 262-472-5311) for further information.


Multicultural Student Orientation 2012-2013


The University of Wisconsin Whitewater through the office of Multicultural Affairs & Student Success services is offering the Multicultural Student Orientation for this coming school year 2012-2013.
The opportunity to learn about academic support, undergraduate research, student organization, internships and more services that university offers to its students.

Thursday, September 6, 2012. 4:00 pm
Old Main Ballroom, University Center

For more information please contact Erica Daniels at (262) 472-4985, Office of Multicultural Affairs & Student Success.