Minneapolis – Why Treaties Matter

University of Minnesota Communty of Scholars Program Lounge 10 Church Street #375, Minneapolis, MN

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.


Bemidji – Treaties, Strategies, and Traditionalism

American Indian Resource Center, Bemidji State University 1630 Birchmont Dr NE, Bemidji, MN

Comparing Native and White perspectives on treaty signing throws into sharp relief the divergent understandings, cultural differences, and foreclosed opportunities that characterized these encounters. This talk foregrounds Indigenous perspectives, specifically those of the Anishinabeg of Minnesota and Quebec, on treaty signing, economic activities, and the seasonal round.