Michigan Indian Recognition, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, September 17, 1993   [open pdf - 130MB]

This is the September 17, 1993 hearing on "Michigan Indian Recognition," held before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Native American Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources. From the opening statement of Bill Richardson: "Today we will be hearing testimony from unacknowledged tribes in the State of Michigan. The two bills, one is sponsored by Representative Kildee, H.R. 2376, would provide recognition to the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and H.R. 878, sponsored by Representative Upton, provides for the recognition of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. In addition, we will hear from some tribes on the third panel who are also unacknowledged in the State of Michigan." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Frank Ettawageshik, Shirley Oldman, Daniel Bailey, Katherine Glocheski, William Brooks, James McClurken, Joseph R. Winchester, Richard 'Mike' Daugherty, James Keedy, Rachel Daugherty, Thomas Topash, Carl Frazier, D.K. Sprague, William Church, Gary Shawa, and Phil Alexis.

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Serial No. 103-47
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