Written by Aimee Loiselle
One man even asked another member about playing golf. "I had just finished giving a presentation about genocide and land theft," she said, "and he was talking about golf." After the meeting, Brandt asked to speak with Waziyatawin and said the Humanities Center wanted to provide opportunities to share Dakota and Ojibwe perspectives. "They are essential if Minnesotans are going to truly understand the history, culture, and living experience of Native people in the state," said Brandt. "The videos highlight many untold aspects of our state history from uncompromising, indigenous points of view. We are hopeful people will leave with a desire to learn more, even if the material might be difficult to listen to."