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Treaties gave non-Indians special rights, and all current landowners benefit, speaker says

 


BRAINERD, Minn. - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin keynoted the opening ceremony Monday for a travelling exhibit on the importance of treaties between American Indian tribes and the U.S. government.

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations," is on view through Dec. 18 at Central Lakes College. The exhibition includes 20 free-standing banners with text, photos and maps, and a 10-minute video. Its stay at CLC is part of a statewide tour of schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and University system, organized by Minnesota Humanities Center and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council.

http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/region/3889643-treaties-gave-non-indians-special-rights-and-all-current-landowners-benefit

 

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