Omar Poler

American Indian Curriculum Services Coordinator

School of Education

Omar Poler is an enrolled member of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community and serves as the Interim American Indian Curriculum Services Coordinator at the School of Education. In that position, he leads UW-Madison First Nation Cultural Landscape Tours and is involved with campus and community signage projects to support learning about First Nations cultures, languages, histories, and sovereignty. He has also served as an Outreach Specialist at the UW-Madison Information School, where has worked closely with tribal librarians, archivists, and museum curators in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota.

Talks:

  • Hidden in Plain Sight: The Native American Cultural Landscape

A/V and Set-Up Needs: