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Tribal Talks: Tribal Governance and Sovereignty

Passing of the Torch to Future Generations on the Wind River Reservation

Thu, May 2nd 2024
Spoken Word

Event info

Thu, May 2nd 2024
The Center Theater
Presented by:

Wyoming Humanities, Central Wyoming College, Wyoming PBS

Wes Martel (Eastern Shoshone) and Dr. Dodie White Eagle (Northern Arapaho) presents the many facets of Tribal Governance and Sovereignty within the context of the Wind River Indian Reservation. They discuss the meaning and significance that govern the social, political, and cultural fabric of the Wind River community. Two governing bodies: The Northern Arapaho Tribal Council and the Eastern Shoshone Tribal Council employ leadership, strategies and initiatives to benefit their tribes and the pivotal roles the councils play in shaping the future of the Wind River Indian Reservation.


Presenters: Wes Martel, Senior Wind River Conservation Associate for the Greater Yellowstone; Dr. Dodie White Eagle, Director American Indian Student Services & Special Assistant for Indigenous Affairs, University of Colorado Denver