The Fight for Sovereignty: A History of Federal Indian Policy

April 29, 2022

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In this session, attorney and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member Aarik Robertson offers an overview into the complex relationship between Indian Tribes and the Federal Government that began over 500 years ago. This session is designed to offer an understanding of the history and the impact federal Indian policy has had on Indian Tribes and the unique challenges Indian Tribes face today. Following the session, listeners will have an understanding of the different eras of federal Indian policy and the most impactful historical moments along the way. Register here.The event is hosted by TRUE, an informal alliance of organizations and community members working to create a learning community for rural Minnesota social justice champions and equity advocates.