Historical Indian treaties in American and Canadian constitutional contexts | University of Oxford

Historical Indian treaties in American and Canadian constitutional contexts

Speaker
Professor Dale Turner (British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Treatied Spaces Research Cluster at the University of Hull)
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:30
Venue
Rothermere American Institute
1a South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3UB
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Relations between colonising states and Native American/First Nation peoples were defined by numerous treaties. The United States alone signed and ratified at least 367 such documents until Congress abolished the practice in 1871. Many treaties remain in force to this day, both in the United States and in Canada.
Dale Turner is Associate Professor of Government and of Native American Studies at Dartmouth College, and has written on Native American philosophy and sovereignty and their relationship with liberal political theory. He is a citizen of the Temagami First Nation.