Andrew Kennard

Andrew Kennard

Andrew Kennard is a freelance reporter and a rising junior at Drake University. He has interned for Native News Online and has worked for The Times-Delphic, Drake's student newspaper.

Museum of Wisconsin Art exhibitions showcase Native American identity, history, veterans

By: - August 2, 2022

Over the past few weeks, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend has opened two new exhibitions by indigenous artists to the public.  On July 23, the museum opened Ho-Chunk photographer Tom Jones’s first major retrospective, which features 120 photos from sixteen bodies of work over 25 years.  Curator Graeme Reid says MOWA […]

Oneida Nation Norbert Hill Center sign

Federal grant aims to help the Oneida Nation move further toward renewable, resilient energy

By: - July 28, 2022

The Oneida Nation has been awarded a federal grant to help the tribe take another step toward renewable energy.  The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded the funding through a program within the American Rescue Plan. This $100 million Indigenous Communities program was intended to help tribal governments and indigenous communities carry out projects “they […]

Pallbearers carry the casket of one of the children up the stairs to the Church of the Holy Apostles in Hobart, Wisconsin. | Photo by Andrew Kennard

‘I see our last names’: Oneida families bury children taken to boarding school

By: - July 11, 2022

“I feel like traveling home,” the Oneida singers sang, their voices filling the Church of the Holy Apostles in Hobart, Wisconsin. “My heavenly home is right ahead, I feel like traveling home.” After a memorial service on June 27, the families of Paul Wheelock and Frank Green buried the remains of the two Oneida children […]