President Obama Signs Violence Against Women Act into Law

March 7, 2013, from NCAI: News & Updates For Indian Country. NCAI Members join President Obama and Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, and Advocates to Celebrate Passage of Protections for All Women NCAI Members join President Obama and Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, and Advocates to Celebrate Passage of Protections for All [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:51:59+00:00 March 7th, 2013|News & Updates|0 Comments

2008 Michigan Native Vote Kick-Off

n 2004 Native Vote was spearheaded by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). This was a groundbreaking non-partisan campaign to register and turn out a record number of American Indian and Alaskan Native voters. The culmination of the Native Vote efforts in 2004 and 2006 was a resounding success for tribal governments nationwide. It [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:54:13+00:00 October 24th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An article of interest

Anatomy of a Mine: UP wilderness on trial Written by Lawrence Consentino -"Wednesday, 21 May 2008 On the morning of April 28, a roomful of lawyers in the basement of Lansing’s vast Constitution Hall blinked at slides of a snow-covered cabin next to a woodland stream and beaver pond." Click here to read the entire [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:54:43+00:00 October 24th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Group Looking at California Worries About MCRI Effect

A study of the impact of a California proposal that outlawed affirmative action indicates that programs, especially education programs to help both women and minorities, could be hurt dramatically in Michigan if the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative is passed, the Center for Education of Women at the University of Michigan argued. The center issued the [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:55:51+00:00 October 24th, 2008|News & Updates|0 Comments

University of Michigan Repatriation

The Detroit News' Mike Wilkinson writes "On the wooden shelves of a University of Michigan laboratory, thousands of relics -- ceramic bowls, copper beads and stone and bone tools -- await the careful eyes of researchers". Read the remainder of the Detroit News article here  

By | 2016-10-24T17:56:16+00:00 October 24th, 2008|News & Updates|0 Comments

Indian Health Service Funding Stoppages for Tribal Co-pay Policies

July 2, 2008 Indian Health Service (IHS) officials are strongly considering a shift in policy that would result in the stoppage of IHS funding for health care at IHS-funded facilities. Any IHS-funded facility that charges eligible beneficiaries (i.e., a co-payment) for portions of health service or pharmaceuticals may be subject to a complete halt in [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:48:07+00:00 July 2nd, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Lakes Water Compact

June 4th, 2008 Update, by Meghan Kelly Powell, Federal Liaison, Ogitchiida Qwe, Inc. The Great Lakes Water Compact, originally proposed by the Council of Great Lakes Governments, was approved by the Michigan and Wisconsin State Legislatures last week. The Compact includes conservation measures and water use restrictions, designed to protect the Lakes against "diversion and [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:45:04+00:00 June 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Lakes Water Compact:

June 4th, 2008 Update, by Meghan Kelly Powell, Federal Liaison, Ogitchiida Qwe, Inc. The Great Lakes Water Compact, originally proposed by the Council of Great Lakes Governments, was approved by the Michigan and Wisconsin State Legislatures last week. The Compact includes conservation measures and water use restrictions, designed to protect the Lakes against "diversion and [...]

By | 2016-10-24T17:39:47+00:00 June 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments