J P Leary, Associate Professor of First Nations Studies at UW-Green Bay, discusses the history behind Act 31, the 1989 Wisconsin law which requires all students in the state to learn about the culture, tribal sovereignty, and history of the eleven federally recognized tribes residing in Wisconsin.

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