Upcoming Event – Hot Springs–April 17 and April 24

STORIES FROM A NATION WITHIN

 

            Lecture series presented by the Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition

 

ADMISSION IS FREE

 

In this video lecture series, Attorney Dan Decker delivers four lectures that chronicle 155 years of resistance and adaptation among the Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Kootenai Tribes, and the formation of the complex cultural and political landscapes of today.

 

April 17th (Thursday)

 

Allotment & Homesteading on the Flathead Indian Reservation

            The 1855 Treaty of Hell Gate and the opening of the reservation to homesteading

 

Contemporary Tribal Government

            Models of American Indian Tribal Self-Governments

 

April 24th (Thursday)

 

Treaty Law & Tribal Sovereignty

            The sophisticated systems of justice and rule, treaty-making and the inherent sovereignty of     Tribal Nations

 

Indian Water Rights

            The legal history of water rights in Montana and the US

 

 

5:30 PM              PRESTON TOWN-COUNTRY LIBRARY               203 E. Main St, Hot Springs

For more information contact Chris: 741-2005

 

Each lecture runs approximately 45 minutes.   Representatives from the Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be present for questions and respectful discussion following the lectures.

 

FRHRC   is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing educational events to promote the broadest possible community acceptance of the multi-cultural nature of this community and celebrate the positive benefits of living together in such a community.

Contact us at:Box 111, Ronan, MT 59864 745-4259; like our page at https://www.facebook.com/Frhrc2 or

 

follow us at:              frhrc2.wordpress.com/.

 

 

 

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