DSU honor student to present at symposium in Lincoln, Neb.
Posted on 1/5/2012
Amber Lien, senior Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program Scholar, recently received notification that her conference proposal was accepted for presentation at the "1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains Symposium," at the University of Nebraska Lincoln in March 2012.
Lien, a native of New England, N.D., is majoring in composite social science with a minor in leadership. Her proposal, "Taking the Good with the Bad: Transformation of Indian Identity via Agriculture," focuses on how the Homestead Act of 1862 and the Dawes Severalty Act affected the lives and identities of the Native American tribes throughout the Great Plains.
"1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains Symposium," is the 38th Interdisciplinary Symposium sponsored by the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska Lincoln, in collaboration with Homestead National Monument of America, National Park Service.