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CANCELLED. Our Shared Future: Learning from the Hard Truths of Our Place

Arboretum Fall Lecture Series

Event Details

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
7-8:30 p.m.
Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum
CANCELLED – TO BE RESCHEDULED. Omar Poler, interim American Indian curriculum services coordinator, UW–Madison School of Education. In June, UW–Madison publicly acknowledged the nineteenth-century forced removals of Ho-Chunk people from Wisconsin, human rights violations central to the founding of our community. Poler will speak about the University’s “Our Shared Future” heritage marker and efforts to share this little-known story. Poler is an enrolled member of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community.