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How to understand and act regarding land dispossessed by Native Americans


There's been a controversy in recent weeks about how Microsoft introduced its recent Ignite event. The hosts acknowledged that the conference was taking place on land that was once home to Native Americans. Critics called it a hollow gesture because Microsoft isn't giving back land that was dispossessed. Supporters say it was better than nothing.

This hour, our guests discuss how we should understand, talk about and act regarding tribal land. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."