Michigan Executive Directive Re: State-Tribal Relations

Michigan is home to twelve federally recognized Indian tribes. Each tribe is a sovereign government with an inherent right to self-governance and self-determination.

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Proclamations for Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Petoskey proc – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – 10-07-19

Whitmer – October 14, 2019_ Indigenous Peoples Day


Government-to-Government Consultation on Violence Against Women Act

Anii. My name is Stella Kay. I am the Vice Chair for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and I am honored to participate in the 12th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation. I want to thank the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Interior for inviting me here. LTBB greatly appreciates you honoring your trust responsibility to the Tribe by holding this consultation. I am grateful for the opportunity to testify before you today about the Violence Against Women Act.  I also wish to thank the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation for hosting this event.