Ojichaagwag Waaseyaaziwag (Radiant Souls): Four Women Masters of Social Self-Expression

Nov 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | 208

Multicultural Community Center in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220

Fall 2019 Distinguished Guest Lecture

Scholar and poet Margaret Noodin of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee reflects on the writings of Emma Goldman, Margaret Sanger, Gertrude Bonnin and Maude Klegg through an Anishinaabowin framework.

Event co-sponsored with the Multicultural Community Center.

Margaret Noodin is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she also serves as Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni, a collection of bilingual poems in Ojibwe and English. Her poems are anthologized in New Poets of Native Nations, Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Poetry, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Water Stone Review and Yellow Medicine Review. She is a strong advocate for education and community engagement through relevant research and teaching. In Milwaukee she works with the First Nations Program in the Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee School of Languages, the Milwaukee Indian Community School and the Urban Ecology Center. To see and hear current projects visit www.ojibwe.net where she and other students and speakers of Ojibwe have created a space for language to be shared by academics and the native community.