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E. N. Thompson Forum: “Reckoning and Reconciliation on the Great Plains: Healing Historical Harm Caused by Conquest and Colonialism”

Walter Echo-Hawk

Date: Time: 7:00 pm
Lied Center for Performing Arts
Additional Info: LIED
Contact: Rebecca Baskerville, (402) 472-6990, rlbaskerville@unl.edu
Echo-Hawk is President of the Pawnee Nation Business Council. He is an author, attorney, and and well-renowned legal scholar. A Pawnee Indian with a BA, Political Science, Oklahoma St. Univ. (1970) and JD, UNM (1973), he practices law in Oklahoma.

Echo-Hawk’s wealth of experience and knowledge will inform Nebraskans not only about the histories of injustice against Pawnee people and other Indian nations, but also about how we can all take steps to heal from and repair the abuses of the past to build a society based on dignity and respect for all. Walter Echo-Hawk will share his deep knowledge of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and truth and reconciliation efforts to bring justice and healing to Indigenous peoples in Nebraska, and worldwide.

Presented in partnership with the Center for Great Plains Studies

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