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Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa - The Struggle for a More Just Treaty

1854 Treaty Authority

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we talk with Michele Hakala-Beeksma about the precedents and the groundbreaking history of the Treaty of 1854 and why this enduring treaty still matters today

Michele Hakala-Beeksma has worked for the 1854 Treaty Authority for the past sixteen years. She is also the Vice-President of the St. Louis County Historical Society’s Board of Governors, a Member of the Society’s American Indian Advisory Committee, and a member of the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa. 

Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa is produced by KUMD, with funding provided in part by the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, and by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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