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Monday on Lake Effect: Indigenous People's Day, Bubbler Talk, Cubans in Milwaukee, Take Root Milwaukee, father-son percussion duo

Today on Lake Effect, we learn how Indigenous People’s Day came to be recognized in Wisconsin. Then, talk with a member of the Wisconsin Latinx History Collective about the history of Cubans in Milwaukee. We learn about Take Root Milwaukee, a group helping non-native English speakers become homeowners. Plus, meet a local father and son percussion duo.


  • Siohban Marks, communications and marketing director for Indian Community School; Jason Dropik, head of Indian Community School
  • Bubbler Talk
  • Raul Galvan, Wisconsin Latinx History Collective
  • Johanna Jimenez, program manager at Take Root Milwaukee
  • Cecil Negron and Cecilio Negron Jr., percussion masters in the bands Cache and De La Buena