Why Treaties Matter - Self Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations, is a travelling exhibit on treaties between Dakota and Ojibwe people and the U.S.. The project is a collaboration of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Minnesota Humanities Center, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.
This exhibit features:
Museum and exhibit hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The exhibit will run from May 28 - June 25, 2012.
As a supplement to the exhibit, a companion
website presents information on relationships that shaped some of
the most transformative events in the history of the continent – the
U.S. treaties with Dakota and Ojibwe people. See the link below.