Stories tagged: "Indigenous Peoples"


Fixing Roads and Making Cars: 11 Michiganders to Remember From 2021

From a local man fighting for clean water to the head of a federal agency bringing electric vehicles to Michigan, these are the names you need to know.

How an Indigenous Leader Is Representing Michigan Tribes in Washington DC

A former Michigan tribal chairperson is now leading Indigenous affairs issues federally, from land preservation to boarding schools. But he hasn't forgotten his roots.

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‘Era of Empowerment’: From a Lineage of Leaders, Chippewa Chairperson Steps Up in Michigan

Tribal chairperson Aaron Payment was once a high school dropout. Now, the White House has turned to his tribe as an example for how to foster education within Indigenous communities.