The purposes of the Anishinaabek Caucus are to promote the interests and concerns of the Anishinaabek people and to elect Anishinaabek Democrats and allies. We will support and encourage Anishinaabek candidates and allies at all levels of government; to recruit, train, support and elect Anishinaabek Democrats.
PFAS CONTAMINATION AND THE SCOURGE OF CANCER IN ODAWA NATION
Members of the Odawa nation are among the hardest hit by PFAS pollution, and are leading the fight for clean water and air for all.
Mary Burks in the story is my mother. She fought hard but this was a battle that she could not win. Please share this--it needs to be known. This will be my 1st Mother's Day without her. She was murdered and Emmet County was so glib and uncaring.
Whitmer appoints first tribal citizen to Michigan Court of Appeals, 12/6/22
The first tribal member to serve on the Marquette City Commission becomes Mayor, 11/18/22
Caucus member Nicole Biber instrumental in East Lansing's Abbot Road Park name change to Indigenous spirit name for its cottonwood trees, 9/22/22
Anishinaabek Caucus Secretary Julie Dye appointed by US Sec'y of the Interior to Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names , 8/9/22
Tribal citizen nominated to lead National Park Service for first time in history, 8/18/21
Bryan Newland, Bay Mills Indian Community, appointed Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, 8/10/21
Deb Haaland sworn in as first Indigenous Interior Secretary, 3/18/21