VANCOUVER, Wash. — Washington State University Vancouver will host part two of the Northwest Indian Treaty Negotiations Lecture featuring Lewis and Clark professor of law Robert Miller on Feb. 16.
The lecture is set for 7-9 p.m. in the Student Services Building, Room 110. Miller will discuss “American Indian Legal and Political Encounters.” The event is free and open to the public.
An associate professor at Lewis and
2005 marks the 150th anniversary of the Northwest Indian Treaty negotiations between Territorial Gov. Isaac Stevens and Northwest Indian leaders that helped determine the future of tribal people throughout the Northwest. By the terms of the treaties, thousands of native people ceded millions of acres of their traditional homelands. The treaties have been viewed variously as an unfair imposition on American Indians and as a basic document protecting their rights.
A traveling exhibit and lecture series will give residents of
The series is co-sponsored by the WSU Vancouver Liberal Arts department, WSU Vancouver Diversity Council, and the Center for Columbia River History.
WSU Vancouver offers 15 bachelor’s degrees and eight master’s degrees in more than 35 fields of study. The campus is located at