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The Growth of the Reservation: Indigenous Land Buy-Back and Settler Resentment

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ClassGraphic The General Allotment Act (1887) initiated a series of events that led to Native Americans losing ownership of nearly 100 million acres. The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, like many Indigenous communities across the U.S., has worked for decades to recover territory that had been systematically taken from them. The process of land buy-back, however, prompted a new set of ongoing legal challenges between the tribe and the local governments whose land bases now shrink. Join us as Doug Kiel tells the story of the Oneida Nation’s healing from allotment’s wounds, and their efforts to provide sources of community stability for generations to come.

Doug Kiel is a citizen of the Oneida Nation, an Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University, and an affiliate of the university’s new Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR). Kiel studies Native American history, with particular interests in the Great Lakes and twentieth century Indigenous nation rebuilding.

A Diversity & Inclusion Committee event –  to enhance and expand diversity and inclusion at OLLI.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

500 Davis Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Willie Shaw2.Carole Bass3.Paul Groundwater4.Connie Karduck 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/4/2019 - 4/4/2019 Weekly - Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Evanston, 500 Davis Center  Map Connie Karduck  ; Paul Groundwater  ; Carole Bass  ; Willie Shaw