Tribal and Community Partners

Our project has a letter of support and/or a memorandum-of-understanding from the following:

Tribal

Karen Diver (former Fond du Lac Band Chairwoman, former Special Assistant to President Obama on Native American Affairs, Director of Business Development for the Native American Advancement Initiatives, University of Arizona)

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (Union of the Bois Forte, Grand Portage, Fond du Lac, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, and White Earth bands)

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

1854 Treaty Authority

Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc (consortium of federally-recognized Indian Tribes, with subsidiary Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center)

State Agency

Dr. Edward Swain (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency)

Academic

Prof. Chanlan Chun (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota – Duluth)

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