Michigan tribes come together for historic meeting


On March 6, eight of the 12 federally recognized tribes in Michigan attended what has become a historic event.

The 2015 Michigan Tribal SORNA Collaboration meeting was hosted by the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) at the Odawa Hotel in Petoskey. The meeting was developed, coordinated and facilitated by Su Lantz, Executive Legal Assistant and SORNA point of contact for LTBB, with support from Jim Warren of the White Earth Nation & Fox Valley Technical College, who trains across Indian country on SORNA Implementation.

Notably, in addition to the presenters mentioned in this article, there were SORNA Administrative Staff, Attorneys, Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Officers, including Probation...

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"Michigan tribes come together for historic meeting." Indianz.com. March 25, 2015. Article. (http://www.indianz.com/News/2015/016871.asp, accessed March 30, 2015)