August 21, 2014

Creighton conference highlighting struggles for sovereignty

Creighton University is hosting a two-day international conference titled Nations Within Nations: Living Dialogues on Governance and Cultures, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3.

The event is free to the public and will be held in room 3028 of the Mike and Josie Harper Center located at 620 N. 20th St., Omaha, Neb.

Creighton University's Native American Studies Program will host this conference which places Native American struggles for sovereignty in the wider context of similar global efforts.  Speakers include Adae Deer from the Menominee tribe of Wisconsin and will include indigenous people from the Kurdish area of Iraq, Nagaland in India, the Karin region of Myanmar, a variety of areas in the United States, and the Basque region of Spain.

For more information contact Fr. Ray Bucko at 280-3587 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

A full conference schedule and list of participants  can be found at http://puffin.creighton.edu/bucko/projects/nations.html

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