Here are the new materials:
Bay Mills Indian Community
Michigan Public Service Commission Requests More Information re: Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel
Tribal brief here.
Bay Mills to host 4th Annual Noojimo’iwewin: The VAWA & ICWA Training
The 2022 Noojimo’iwewin features a series of hands-on training units. Each unit focuses on a topic related to violence and provides tools to support community healing. Engaging, expert faculty facilitate each unit which has been designed to help advocates, providers, and legal professionals implement effective service strategies. The training is hosted both in-person at the Bay Mills Resort & Casino and virtually via Whova. CLE and Social CEU credits pending.
Tribal Brief in Michigan Public Service Commission Case Involving Enbridge Line 5
Michigan League of Conservation Voters to Honor Bay Mills Indian Tribal Chair Whitney Gravelle
Area Man Appointed Assistant Secretary
Traverse City Record-Eagle: “Bay Mills man tapped for Department of Interior post”
Radio News Network: “Upper Peninsula Man Sworn In As Assistant U.S. Interior Secretary”
Bay Mills to Host Third Annual VAWA and ICWA Training
Bay Mills Indian Community
3rd annual Noojimo’iwewin: A VAWA and ICWA Training
Aug. 4-6, in-person and online
BRIMLEY, Mich. — Picking up where last year’s training left off, Bay Mills Indian Community sets out to host its third annual Noojimo’iwewin: A VAWA and ICWA Training, Aug. 4-6. The event is hosted both in-person at the Bay Mills Horizon Center and online via Zoom. Once again, this timely training focuses on issues of child welfare, domestic violence, and community healing. Registration is free and still open!
Those who will attend in-person must book their room by at the Bay Mills Resort & Casino by Tuesday, July 27 using the training room block information. If you have any questions, please contact Neoshia Roemer at email@example.com. This training is made possible by the Office of Tribal Justice’s TJS funding and organized by The Whitener Group.
This course is approved for 9.25 (including 1.25 Elimination of Bias) Minnesota Continuing Legal Education credits and this course is approved by the NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for 9 credits.
Full press release here.
Bay Mills Indian Community Brings Contested Case against Line 5 Tunnel Proposal
MSU Alum Bryan Newland to Lead Indian Affairs in DOI
Here is the White House statement.
Bryan Newland, Nominee for Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Department of Interior
Bryan Newland is a citizen of Bay Mills Indian Community (Ojibwe), and was born and raised on the Bay Mills Reservation on the southern shore of Lake Superior. He recently completed his tenure as the elected President of Bay Mills Indian Community, where he previously served as Chief Judge of the Bay Mills Indian Community Tribal Court. From 2009 to 2012, Newland served as a Counselor and Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of the Interior – Indian Affairs under President Obama.
Newland is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law, with a certificate from the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. He also received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. He is married to Erica Newland, and they have two children – Graydon and Meredith.
Circle of Blue: “Treaty Rights Acknowledged For First Time in Oil Pipeline’s Controversial History”
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