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Programs and Printed Materials

  • Native American Task Force Inservice Programs
    Inservice programs are available upon request. Contact Brian Gauthier for more information. These inservice programs are planned for UW-Extension staff, to be held in tribal communities.
  • Immersion Experience
    Immersion experiences can be planned and develop with the assistance of Native American Task Force members. Contact Brian Gauthier for a complete description of the immersion experience and an application.
  • The University of Wisconsin American Indian Studies Program
  • Act 31 Survey
    Wisconsin Act 31 of 1989, and subsequent provisions of 1991, requires that each school board of Wisconsin, as part of their social studies curriculum, include instruction in the history, culture and tribal sovereignty of the federally recognized Indian tribes and bands in Wisconsin.

    In 2000, Native American Task Force Members conducted a survey of Wisconsin school districts, Colleges of Education, and Cooperative Education Service Agencies, to gather information on the needs of public schools and their desires for educational materials pertinent to Wisconsin Act 31 of 1991.
  • Native Americans In Wisconsin
    This 35 page booklet is published by the Native American Task Force. In a question and answer format, it provides significant information on the history, culture and common ground of Native Americans in Wisconsin. Order form can be obtained by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Your Journey to Better Health: Healthy Living Through the Commodity Program
  • University of Wisconsin Press
    Indian Nations of Wisconsin, Histories of Endurance and Renewal by Patty Loew- This 160-page book, published in 2001, presents the history of Wisconsin’s Native peoples from their own perspective.

Web Sites

  • Great Lakes Inter Tribal Council Educational Resources
    This website has an extensive collection of video programs and educational materials that highlight Indian heritage and history, interpret tribal traditions and customs and examine the future of America's aboriginal people through their respect for land and nature.

Videos and DVDs

  • The Gift
    This video shares the Native American perspective on Wisconsin's Sesquicentennial. The brief Wisconsin history lesson provided focuses on the native Wisconsin residents' history prior to and following statehood, linking generations from long before Wisconsin's statehood to the present.
    Order this video by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Common Ground
    Order this video by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Ancient Ways Modern People
    This video focuses on the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, visits Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin in an attempt to alleviate misconceptions about Indian communities and culture in Wisconsin. Looks at tribal government and its various departments. Filmed in 1995.
    Order this video by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Taking Control: Making a Difference in Indoor Air Quality
    Order this video by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Native Shorelines – Native Heritage
    Produced by Kurt Moser and Brian Gauthier, UW-Extension, 2001. This 11-minute video gives valuable information on how to develop and maintain Native vegetation to prevent shoreline erosion and pollution.
    Order this video by contacting Brian Gauthier.
  • Green Affordable Housing
    Order this video by emailing Sue Thering: susan.thering@ces.uwex.edu or phoning: 608-263-6506
  • Wisconsin Public Television Videos
    • Ojibwe History
      This half-hour program will enlighten its audience to the traditions, stories and history of the Ojibwe people. 30 minutes 
    • Ojibwe Music
      An explanation of the cultural and spiritual significance of music to the Ojibwe people. 30 minutes