Thursday, March 27, 2014

UW-M Hosting April Bad River Band, Mining Discussions

Early notice. Mark your calendars:

American Indian Sovereignty and Natural Resources in the Western Great Lakes 
Monday, April 7 and Tuesday April 8, 2014, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
Union Theater (Monday) • Curtin Hall (Monday evening), and Wisconsin Room (Tuesday)
  • What does Tribal Sovereignty mean?
  • Why do Tribes have a say in resource development?
  • What are the historic roots of the federal-tribal relationship?
Speakers • Singers • Film • ReceptionDay & Evening Events • Free & Open to the Public 
A two-day conference at UW-Milwaukee will explore the role of tribal sovereignty in resource management and development including speakers from the Bad River tribe explaining their experiences with the planned Penokee Mine. 
More info at AIS.UWM.EDU or on Facebook

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