Tag Archives: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Derek Bailey goes to World Forum

Representing a five-county region of Northwest Michigan, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Chairman Derek Bailey will participate in the 2011 World Forum on Early Care and Education. The event will be held May 3 through May … Continue reading

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Commander Spaner, USCG, on the Memorandum

An Elk Rapids Live Exclusive As a follow-up to the recent Coast Guard/Grand Traverse Band signing of a memorandum, I met today with Commander Jonathan Spaner, who emceed the event, to get more insight into the background of the process … Continue reading

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Coast Guard/Tribe Memorandum revisited

After my initial posting of the ceremonial signing on a Memorandum of Understanding between the Coast Guard Ninth District and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, I received several questions about the nature of and details in … Continue reading

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A Cultural, Operational and Community Partnership

Memorandum of Understanding Today I was privileged to attend a remarkable and memorable event at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Peshawbestown: a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the United States Coast Guard Ninth District and the Grand … Continue reading

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