UW – EC students visit the Ho-Chunk Nation


The UW-Eau Claire Geography Department visited the Ho-Chunk Nation on Monday, Oct. 5, to learn more about the Nation’s government, culture, and use if geospatial technology. The class had the opportunity to listen to President Marlon WhiteEagle speak about the Nation’s current government structure, while Heritage Preservation Officer Bill Quackenbush spoke on Ho-Chunk history and culture.

The presentation ended with UW-Eau Claire Geography alumni Nik Anderson and Wyatt Pajtash speaking on how the Nation utilizes different types of geospatial technology in the administration of Ho-Chunk lands.