Banquet & presentation
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Wed
Janice Rice is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and a lecturer at UW-Madison. She is also a Clan Mother and Peacemaker for the Trial Court of Ho-Chunk Nation and a board member of Ho-Chunk Nation’s museum. She received a bachelor’s degree in education from UW-Milwaukee and an MLA in library science from UW-Madison, and she was awarded the Women of Color in Education Awards from UW-Madison and the UW-System. Throughout her career, she has worked to promote American Indian education, librarianship, civil rights, intellectual freedom, and heritage preservation. She is an advocate for water quality, land stewardship, and the preservation of sacred sites and Indian mounds.