‘Representation matters’: Educators collaborate to teach histories, cultures, sovereignty of First Nations in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is one of 12 states that requires Native American content to be taught in schools. That prompted listener Maria Novotny to reach out to WPR's WHYsconsin project, asking us how educators are teaching this in the classroom. As WPR's Gaby Vinick reports, schools are working to integrate Indigenous histories, cultures and tribal sovereignty into the curriculum. But some educators say they're concerned schools are not adequately tapping into available resources. 

This story is part of Wisconsin Life and WPR's WHYsconsin project. What have you always wondered about Wisconsin, its people or its culture that you want WHYsconsin to look into? You ask the questions, and we find the answers!


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