Recent sightings: Ho-Chunk students visit
October 23, 2015
Nine high school students from Wisconsin's Ho-Chunk Nation visited a Native American effigy mound and the Tree of Peace on Observatory Hill on Oct. 23. The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and UW Arboretum's Earth Partnership Program hosted the group's one-day visit to campus.
Photos by Jeff Miller/University Communications
Patty Loew (in white sweater), professor of life sciences communication and environmental studies and a Bad River tribal member, talks about cultural history and digital storytelling.
The Tree of Peace, a Native American cultural icon planted in 1988 on Observatory Hill.
Sam Dennis Jr., associate professor of landscape architecture and a faculty affiliate of the Nelson Institute, describes how to combine digital photographs, GPS data and other information to complete a photo-mapping project.