40th anniversary of landmark treaty rights decision, Rep. Tom Tiffany on finding the next US House speaker

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Sunlight shines on the lawn in front of the U.S. Capitol as workers build the stage, bleachers and tower for TV cameras for the presidential inaugural Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Washington. Mark Sherman/AP Photo

This year marks four decades since a landmark decision affirmed the rights of Lake Superior Chippewa tribes to hunt, fish and gather on their land. The president of the Lac du Flambeau Band joins us. Then, U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany details the latest in Republican efforts to elect a new speaker of the House.

Featured in this Show

  • Treaty rights 40 years after the Voigt decision

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of a court ruling that helped reaffirm Lake Superior Chippewa treaty rights to fish, hunt and gather on their ceded lands. We talk to the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission Voigt Task Force chairperson about how these treaty rights are being upheld today.

  • Selecting a new speaker of the US House

    U.S. House Republicans are debating who should be elected speaker to replace Kevin McCarthy, who was ousted on Oct. 3. Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany supported McCarthy keeping the job and joins us to discuss what could happen next.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • John Johnson Sr. Guest
  • Tom Tiffany Guest