Portrait Photograph of Janice Rice

Janice Rice

Senior Academic Librarian-Emerita

College of Letters & Science I General Library System

Janice Rice is a member of Ho-Chunk Nation & is a retired librarian with a focus on American Indian resources, literature, culture, history, language preservation & revitalization. She received her bachelors degree in Education, with an Area of Concentration in American Indian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She received her MLS & MLS Advanced degree in American Indian Librarianship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received the Women of Color in Education Awards from UW-Madison & the UW-System in 2009.

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  • This talk covers culture, philosophy, teachings, values, and land stewardship.

  • This talk touches on ancient culture, treaty era, removal, and revitalization of the Ho-Chunks.

  • This talk covers information about classic and contemporary American Indian literature and writers.

  • This talk covers activism and the evolution of American Indian movements in education.