What's unique about this major at UWGB

Diversity
Students get excellent experiences in working with diverse populations from this minor, which is not only valuable for your own self identity, but will also make you very attractive to employers!
 
Origin
Perhaps what makes this program exceptionally unique, is that it was originally created by the Oneida Community itself, as they saw a need for students to get educated on important cultural issues.
 
Discovery
Students in this program learn and explore real world issues and topics, and are able to apply their knowledge directly to the cultural community of Wisconsin.
 
Experience
Students have the opportunity to participate in individual studies and internships, which provides extremely valuable experience and prepares students for employment.
 
Community
The American Indian Studies program also takes an active role in educating the campus community by providing students with programming opportunities, such as workshops and guest speakers.
 

What's Unique About This Minor?

Knowledge 
Students will gain a deep understanding of the Federal Indian Policy, American Indian Justice system and laws, Tribal Sovereignty Issues, and explore the rich history of the American Indian people and culture.
 
Respect
Students will also gain understanding and respect for cultural diversity, as they learn to appreciate all walks of life.
 
Life
Aspects of the American Indian way of life are explored, including traditional life ways, spirituality, and ideologies.