David J. O’Connor
American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

In his role at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, which he has held since January 2012, David works with school districts in providing instruction on the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian nations and tribal communities of Wisconsin. He also offers general consultation on related issues, provides training opportunities, and presents at conferences and workshops across Wisconsin. He is originally from and is a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe) in northern Wisconsin.

In his role at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, which he has held since January 2012, David works with school districts in providing instruction on the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian nations and tribal communities of Wisconsin. He also offers general consultation on related issues, provides training opportunities, and presents at conferences and workshops across Wisconsin. He is originally from and is a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe) in northern Wisconsin.