Please see the following announcement regarding Ho-Chunk Language Community classes being offered by the American Indian Student and Cultural Center.
We are once again pleased to offer Ho-Chunk (Hoocąk) Language Community classes at the American Indian Student and Cultural Center (AISCC) on the UW Madison Campus.
Classes are offered weekly with your choice of attending Thursday or Friday (dependent upon what works best with your schedule). These classes are 50 min. to an hour, not for credit and are held in a casual non traditional classroom setting. Focus will be on gaining introductory language skills. Along with the language you will be presented with the history and some cultural concepts as it relates to family structure and social systems of the Hoocąk people.
All are welcome to attend!
Classes begin Jan. 31 / Feb. 1
We offer Beginning Level classes at 1:20 Thursday or Friday
Second level classes at 2:25 Thursday or Friday.
Location: 215 N. Brooks Street (AISCC House)
Flyer attached (PDF)
Kooreske Eeja Haanįcakjawi!,
Chloris Lowe & Laura Red Eagle
Wunk Sheek began at UW-Madison in the early 1970s first as the Wisconsin American Indian Student Movement (WAISM), followed by the Coalition of Red Nations (CORN), and lastly as Wunk Sheek, or Waaksik, Ho-Chunk language for ‘human being.”