What's New Following their ancestors The Sudbury Star (7/20) Two women recently completed a 450-kilometer, 19-day canoe journey from Wahnapitae First Nation to Garden River First Nation, following ancestral waterways.
Lake sturgeon vulnerable to poaching Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/20) A new ad campaign to stop poaching and illegal trade of lake sturgeon wants to boost awareness of threats to the species, which sustained the Great Lakes regionís early Anishinaabek people.
Bad River Tribe receives $15,000 grant The Ashland Daily Press (5/13) The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service announced $1,067,500 in support of 50 grants in 27 states, including an award of $15,000 to the Bad River Tribe.
TEACH: Native Peoples of the Great Lakes Region Indians, or Native Peoples, were the original inhabitants of the Great Lakes region. Approximately 120 tribes and First Nations have occupied the Great Lakes basin over the course of history. Through this series of photo essays, learn about the history, livelihood and oral tradition of these proud peoples.
Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority CORA, formerly the Chippewa Ottawa Treaty Fishery Management Authority, was formed in 1981 to regulate the treaty fishery between five tribes and the state of Michigan.
Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission Comprised of eleven sovereign tribal governments located throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, the Commission's purpose is to protect and enhance treaty-guaranteed rights to hunt, fish, and gather on inland territories, to protect and enhance treaty guaranteed fishing on the Great Lakes, and to provide cooperative management of these resources.
Great Lakes Intertribal Council A consortium of federally recognized Indian tribes in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan that assists with delivery of services and programs.
National Association of Friendship Centres Based in Ottawa, Ontario, the NAFC seeks to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal peoples in an urban environment by supporting activities that encourage equal access to, and participation in, Canadian society and encourage Aboriginal cultural distinctiveness.
Laws and Treaties Indian Treaties Industry Canada's SchoolNet Digital Collections Thirteen documents representing various types of arrangements between Aboriginal Peoples and representatives of the government of Canada have been selected for this project by the National Archives of Canada.
Tribal Gathering Memorandum of Understanding In December 1998, the U.S. Forest Service and 10 Chippewa Tribes of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildife Commission entered into an agreement regarding gathering rights on national forest lands.