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Virtual Conference To Explore Impacts Of Discovery Doctrine

The Indigenous Values Initiative is hosting a virtual conference series starting Thursday, August 6 to discuss the impacts of the discovery doctrine, a concept outlining how the colonial powers claimed lands starting in the 15th Century. 

The Initiative is a nonprofit based in Central New York and is dedicated to promoting the values of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. WAMC's Jim Levulis spoke with founding board member Sandy Bigtree, a member of the Mohawk Nation, about the upcoming conference.

Jim is WAMC’s Assistant News Director and hosts WAMC's flagship news programs: Midday Magazine, Northeast Report and Northeast Report Late Edition. Email: jlevulis@wamc.org
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