Native American Heritage Month: Lakota Nation vs. United States

You're invited to celebrate Native Peoples Heritage Month with us and engage in a captivating panel discussion that explores the enduring legacy of Native Peoples. Our esteemed panelists, the producers, and contributors of the documentary "Lakota Nation vs. United States," will be sharing their insights.


We encourage all attendees to watch the featured documentary, "Lakota Nation vs. United States," before attending the in-person event. We look forward to your participation in this enlightening event. You can access the link below.


Film Information:

Lakota Nation vs. United States is a provocative, visually stunning testament to a land and a people who have survived removal, exploitation, and genocide – and whose best days are yet to come.


Pre-Screening Link: Lakota Nation vs. United States

Accessing the film requires using your DePaul login credentials.


Panel Discussion:

The in-person panel discussion will take place in the Lincoln Park Student Center, 314AB. Our distinguished panelists bring a wealth of knowledge to the discussion.



Mark Turcotte, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, English Department, DePaul University


• David Friend, Producer

• Phil Pinto, Producer

• Amber Morning Star Byars, Choctaw Nation, Actress


For more information or questions, please reach out to the Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity at

Register by November 8th at noon.


Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Lincoln Park Student Center, 314 A & B 2250 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Event Type

Diversity, University-wide Events, Speaker/Presenters, Inclusion


Office of Diversity


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