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History Break:Tribal Sovereignty & Treaty Rights in the 21st Century

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join our speaker Mike Dockry  a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Forest Resources. His research and teaching focus on tribal sovereignty, incorporating Indigenous knowledge into forestry, and natural resource management. Today he will be focusing on how tribal sovereignty as well as treaty rights are still applicable to day in the 21st century. 

This program is in conjunction with the traveling exhibit why treaties matter currently on display at the history center. Why Treaties Matter is collaboration of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Minnesota Humanities Center and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. This exhibition was developed with money from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund that was created with a vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 and The Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation.

This history break is a digital program using Zoom Use the link below to join the day of the program.




November 11, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm