Dec 1, 2014

Basket maker places emphasis on sharing skills of ...

Basket maker places emphasis on sharing skills of the past

By Ken Luchterhand   Lila Greengrass Blackdeer has a talent she hopes won’t be lost. She’s a black ash basket maker and she’s been teaching many Tribal Office Building employees the skills of the craft. For about three weeks, she has been meeting with Donna Littlegeorge, Sandy Winneshiek, Natalie Bird and Tina Warner. And while they’re making their baskets, Lila has been...

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Dec 1, 2014

Ho-Chunk and Ethnic Studies course paves way for c...

Ho-Chunk and Ethnic Studies course paves way for cultural understanding

By Ken Luchterhand   A new course, “Ho-Chunk and Ethnic Studies,” will help students to understand the different cultures that make up our communities. The course is now offered at Black River Falls High School and it is unique in that it focuses on Ho-chunk history and culture while also allowing all students to focus specifically on their ethnic heritage. It is one of...

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Dec 1, 2014

Ho-Chunk language immersion daycare ...

Ho-Chunk language immersion daycare plans proceeding in Baraboo

By Ken Luchterhand   The former Head Start building in Christmas...

Nov 13, 2014

Fitness program returns to include a...

Fitness program returns to include all tribal members

By Ken Luchterhand   It’s back. No, it’s not the...

Nov 13, 2014

Youngthunder weaves his Ho-Chunk kno...

Youngthunder weaves his Ho-Chunk knowledge into his classroom

By Ken Luchterhand   It’s been a learning experience for both the...

Nov 13, 2014

New Veterans Supportive Housing Proj...

New Veterans Supportive Housing Project holds open house

By Ken Luchterhand   Ten apartments are nearly ready to give veterans a...