Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion: Sovereignity & Self-Determination

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 12–1 p.m.
Bell Memorial Union, Room 210

Many in our country do not understand that Indian tribal sovereignity is inherent. We will try to dispel some of the myths surrounding tribal governments and what is means to be a sovereign nation. How do tribal nations exercise their sovereignity? Do they contort or abuse it? Tribal nations are in a constant battle to protect their sovereignity and have recently watched the Supreme Court move to repeatedly limit and rein in their ability to govern commence and life on the reservation.