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2012 Summer Lecture Series
Natives and Newcomers: the History and Importance of the Indian Treaty of 1836
This lecture will focus on the historical events surrounding the negotiation of the Treaty of 1836 between the Odawa and Ojibwe people and the United States of America. Dr. Charles Cleland will discuss the details of the treaty bargain as well as the many ways that its stipulations and controversies have persisted into the modern era.
Speaker: Charles Cleland has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan and was a professor at Michigan State University for 37 years. He has authored over 80 technical papers and written 3 books on Native American topics.