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Michigan Anishinaabek Communities

Each of Michigan's federally recognized tribes has a designated NRCS contact person.  In addition, there is a State American Indian Liaison to coordinate assistance for tribes and American Indian individuals and to facilitate communication between the NRCS and tribes. 

Tribe - NRCS Liaison, Field Office Location

American Indian Links & Resources

American Indian/Alaskan Native Employees Association for NRCS
American Indian Tribal Portal - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
Michigan Department of Civil Rights
National Congress of American Indians
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act  - National Park Service

Education Links

USDA 1994 Tribal Land-Grant Colleges and Universities Program
MSU Native American Institute
Northern Michigan University Native American Institute
Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs
American Indian Higher Education Consortium
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program
Michigan Indian Education Council
National Indian Education Association

Tribal Colleges

Bay Mills Community College: 1994 Tribal Land Grant College
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College

Tribal Agriculture, Nutrition and Agronomy Links

Inter-Tribal Agriculture Council
NRCS Plants Data Base Comprehensive plant information including lists of plants by state, information on culturally significant and endangered plants, selecting plants for conservation purposes and much more.
Traditional Foods Project - Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Native American Ethnobotany
University of Michigan Native American Ethnobotany

Cultural Links

Native American Public Telecommunications
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinaabe Culture and Lifeways - Learn more about Anishinaabek culture by visiting this museum and learning center in Mount Pleasant