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A history of race and activism on campus

  1817: At Fort Meigs, Ohio: A treaty is reached between Michigan’s Territorial Governor, Lewis Cass, and Native American Tribes (Ottawa, Chippewa and Potawatomy). Cass persuades Native Americans to give 3,840 acres of land in exchange for Native Americans becoming eligible to enroll at the University. Native Americans are never allowed to enroll and sue the […]