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
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