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Why Treaties Matter: Self Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations

The Minnesota Humanities Center, Indian Affairs Council of Minnesota, and Smithsonian National Museum of the Native American, with support from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, have teamed up to create Why Treaties Matter. This online exhibit explores "how Dakota and Ojibwe treaties with the U.S. government affected the lands and lifeways of the Indigenous peoples of the place now...