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Colloquium in Freshwater Science: Nathon Breu

October 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Fight for Tribal Fishing Rights

Nathon Breu is a graduate student in the UWM Department of American Indian Studies.

Topics of Discussion:

  • How have tribes dealt with deliberately complex and confusing legal language?
  • What current legal battles are occurring related to these issues?
  • What can we do as future water professionals to promote the rights of indigenous peoples and communities?
  • What needs to be done to address the damage to whitefish populations caused by nonnative species?
  • What issues do indigenous fishers still face today?
  • How has the autonomy of indigenous tribes changed over time?

This event is open to the public.

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October 25, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm