Education through Ecological Restoration – Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

Find photos and readings from this summer's Indigenous Arts and Sciences institutes!

Summer 2019 Institute Resources

Scroll to the bottom of this page for links to IAS institute readings.

Looking for accurate and authentic resources to teach about Native history, culture, and communities? Beverly Slapin and Rachel Byington have compiled a curated list of recommended books for various age groups, from early learners through high school and beyond. Happy reading!

Miigwech, Wa’įnįįgįnapšąną, Thank You for a beautiful summer!

Check out highlights from this summer’s institutes in partnership with the Bad River/Red Cliff, Lac du Flambeau, and Ho-Chunk Nations  – and the first-ever Urban Indigenous Arts and Sciences institute in Madison!

Bad River/Red Cliff IAS (June 18-20, 2019)

Bad River and Red Cliff, WI

Ho-Chunk IAS (June 25-27, 2019)

Black River Falls, WI

Lac du Flambeau IAS (July 9-11, 2019)

Lac du Flambeau, WI

Urban IAS (July 23-25, 2019)

Madison, WI
Four people walk in line through tall grasses.
Exploring the new interpretive trail developed by youth at the Teejop Hocira center in Madison.
Two women look at waterdrop journeys game card in library
Michelle Cloud [R], from the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Education, assists educators with pronunciation of Ho-Chunk language during "Waterdrop Journeys in the Watershed."
Three people stand at hilltop.
Participants discuss interpretive trail and opportunities for native plantings at the community center.
A group of educators stands outside the Teejop Hocira building
The first-ever Urban Indigenous Arts and Sciences cohort! Participants met at Edgewood Campus School, Wingra School, and Teejop Hocira to look at different educational, ecological, and cultural sites across the Madison area.
People stand looking at prairie with their backs to camera
EP intern and Stanford senior Gab Saiz [center] discusses prairie ecology with participants. Gabi has been participating in EP-IAS since middle school, and he taught at multiple youth and educator institutes this summer.
Base map of Teejop Hocira site
Composite base map constructed by teams examining topography and slope, microclimate, vegetation, wildlife, and traffic patterns and cultural uses in the "Noting Notable Features" site analysis activity.