The “Why Treaties Matter” exhibit has made a stop at the RCTC campus in the Art Gallery and will be open to the public through July 15.
The traveling exhibit explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in Minnesota. Through a video presentation and 20 banners featuring text and images, learn how treaties affected the lands and lifeways of the indigenous peoples of this place, and why these binding agreements between nations still matter today.
The exhibit will be open every day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. except July 3, 4, 5, and 12, when it will be closed.
On Tuesday, July 7, Darlene St. Clair, a St. Cloud State University professor, will give a talk in Hill Theatre at 7 p.m. The Gallery will be open that evening and refreshments provided.
On Tuesday, July 14, Tadd Johnson, a University of Minnesota-Duluth professor, will give a talk in Hill Theatre at 7 p.m. The Gallery will be open that evening and refreshments provided.