Native Knowledge

The Native Knowledge section provides information about connections between the archaeological records and historic and contemporary Native People.

Merlin Red Cloud Junior


Native Voices section contains excerpts from interviews with Ho Chunk tribal members.  It provides easy access to the interviews that are otherwise located in several different sections of MVAC’s web site.



The Technologies section explores how the area’s first inhabitants created stone tools, ceramics and artifacts from copper and catlinite.

Working in the garden


The Native American Garden section shows the experimental garden that was planted at the UW-L Archaeology Center and Laboratories and the processing of the plants and produce harvested from the garden.

Linda Shegonee weaving


The Artists section explores possible links between pre-European craftspeople and contemporary Native American artists.

Chunkey Stone


The Games section looks at archaeological, ethnographic and archival information related to Native American games.