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Brothertown Indians-Today!

Thursday, April 11 at 5 pm Danielle McKinney will speak on the Brothertown Indian Nation: Christian Indians, Sovereignty, & Identity in UC 261. There will also be a short film on Brothertown Indian Nation history. Pizza will be provided. If … Continue reading

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Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty

Dennis Puzz, Staff Attorney in the Legal Department of the Forest County Potawatomi Community since 2012, will talk about “The Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty” on Tues., Feb. 9, 2016 from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 30, 2014

Alanis Obomsawin: The Vision of a Native Filmmaker by Randolph Lewis, PN1998.3 .O24 2006, New Arrivals, 2nd Floor. In this fascinating book, Randolph Lewis introduces, ponders, and critiques Alanis Obomsawin’s many films and presents detailed information about her life and influences. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 22, 2014

Claiming Tribal Identity:
The Five Tribes and the Politics of Federal Acknowledgment by Mark Edwin Miller. E78.O45 M56 2013, New Arrivals, 2nd floor. The Office of Federal Acknowledgment is charged with establishing that an American Indian group exists as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and therefor eligible for certain rights as sovereign Indian nations. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 5, 2013

November is American Indian Heritage Month so it seemed fitting to choose a book that tied in with that theme for the first week of the month…George Caitlin: American Indian Portraits Continue reading

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