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UW-W Ojibwe Field Experience
Hayward Wisconsin, United States (Outgoing Program)
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Summer 2021 03/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Faculty-Led Travel Study
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Early Childhood Education
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Intro to Ojibwe Culture
Ojibwe Field Experience and Cultural Immersion



EDUINP 443/LCOOCC - Early Childhood Education:  3 credit Course, 1 Credit Field Experience
May 21st - June 8th 2018
Location: Hayward Wisconsin, USA
Language of Instruction: English
Course Instruction: EDUINP 433- Intro to Ojibwe Culture


Open to students who are Early Childhood Education Majors
UW-W cumulative GPA of a 2.5 or higher and at least a second semester freshman status
Good disciplinary standing

Estimated Program Fee: $1975

LCOOCC Tuition $650.00+1 credit UWW
Lodging $600.00/3 weeks or choose from the list.
App Fee:  $225.00

Fees include:
Local Tours
3 Credits in Culture 1 Field Credit
Indicated group meals (K-12 Community School)
Field Experience within the community

The Program:

In this cultural immersion program students will study the Ojibwe culture with Denis White, past school administrator, elder and leader in the community. Simultaneously, UWW students will be placed in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade classrooms and work with children, teachers and families to experience Indian education within an academic curriculum at the K-12 LCO community school. UWW students will stay within the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Nation and attend cultural events including Pow-wows, academic and cultural ceremonies. The UWW supervisor/ faculty is Lucy Heimer, PhD and past LCO 4th grade teacher.

Tentative Itinerary: 

May 12/13: arrive on your own to Hayward
May 14: Begin in LCOOCC classroom and in the LCO K-12 Community School 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms (continues M-F| 8am-5pm| May 21st - June 8th)
Attend LCOOCC graduation as well as other events.
Drive home June 3/4 on your own.


Lucinda Heimer, PhD >

Dan Colleran >

Photographer for Flyer Photos
Thelma Nayquonabe




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