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Truth and Reconciliation #8

Michael Schwartz and Sashay Schettler

February 28, 2017

How about a Powwow as a step toward inclusiveness? What does inclusiveness mean to you? Perhaps it is being accepted and respected regardless of culture or beliefs. However you visualize inclusiveness you can probably think back to a time when you felt included and the happiness associated with it....

Truth and Reconciliation

Emily Falcon and Jake Aden

February 24, 2017

As the Truth and Reconciliation series of articles continues, we look at reconciling past and present concerns. The University of North Dakota draws most of its students from North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, all states with a large population of American Indians. In North and South Dakota,...

Truth and Reconcilation #5

Tyson Jeannette and Britten Croves

January 31, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline escalating risk for the sake of greed Throughout this series we examine the numerous abuses committed against the Native American people in both the past and the present. From the Doctrine of Discovery to stereotyping, we delve further into the racism and genocide that mars the hist...

Truth and reconciliation

Tyson Jeannette and Michael Hendrickson

January 27, 2017

Broken Treaties ‘This land is your land…’ but we will take it from you and leave you with a trail of tears… As we continue with our truth series we take a brief look here at how treaties were used to take the lands of the indigenous people. The official history site of the United States...

Truth and reconciliation project series #3

Kyle Simonson and Gavin Nadeau

January 24, 2017

How American Indian boarding school contributed to feelings of mistrust This article is a part of the wider Truth and Reconciliation series of articles, and seeks to provide some historical context about what American Indians have faced in history and how they continue to be affected today. The st...

Truth and reconciliation project series

Mike Hendrickson, Contributing Writer

January 13, 2017

‘This land is your land, this land is my land’ – or is it? How the Doctrine of Christian Discovery annihilated native rights. The goal here is to acknowledge the truth about our history and what really happened. The truth is important because without it we will continue to live in a cocoon of...

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