2016 Book Festival Author

Patty Loew, Ph.D., is a professor in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Life Sciences Communication, documentary producer, and former broadcast journalist in public and commercial television. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, Dr. Loew is the award-winning author of three books: Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal, Native People of Wisconsin, which is used by 18,000 Wisconsin school children as a middle school social studies textbook, and Seventh Generation Earth Ethics, a collection of biographies of Native American environmental leaders in Wisconsin. Loew has produced many documentaries for public and commercial television, including the award-winning Way of the Warrior, which aired nationally on PBS in 2007 and 2011. Her outreach work focuses on Native American youth and digital storytelling.

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