Saugeen Nation may be final word in nuclear waste storage next to Lake Huron Indian Country Today Media Network (12/11) Lots of voices have been heard about whether to dig a deep geological repository for storing nuclear waste about half a mile down and less than a mile from Lake Huron. But whether a repository is constructed could come down to just one voice —that of the people of the Saugeen First Nation.
Tradition, science join to combat emerald ash borer Great Lake Echo (12/3) What can happen when scientific research and traditional Native American cultural practices combine to combat an environmental threat? The results of collaboration may point the way to reducing the spread of emerald ash borer in the Great Lakes region and beyond.
Supporters celebrate opening of Elmwood Dunes Preserve Chicago Tribune (11/4) Wilmette, Ill., residents, elected officials and nature lovers came together recently to celebrate the transformation of a once-neglected strip of Wilmette lakefront property into its new identity as the Elmwood Dunes Preserve.
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.