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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...
LN3 Film: Seven Teachings of the Anishinaabe in Resistance

Storytelling is intrinsically linked to social change. In just over 30 minutes, this documentary tells the story of activists, including Indigenous climate interveners, water protectors, and land defenders, who fought to protect their land from fossil fuel expansion. Thomas X, a Red Lake Ojibwe rapper and poet, drives the narration of the film with lessons from "7 Teachings," a song that...