Michigan Tribal Historic Preservation Officers and Tribal Cultural Representatives

THPO and Tribal Cultural representatives for Michigan's twelve federally-recognized tribes are listed below.
Updated June 11, 2018

Bay Mills Indian Community
Paula Carrick, THPO
12140 West Lakeshore Dr. Brimley, MI 49715
906-248-8458
paulacarrick@baymills.org

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
Cindy Winslow, Museum Director
Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center
2605 North West Bay Shore Dr. Suttons Bay, MI 49682
231-534-7764
cindy.winslow@gtbindians.com

Hannahville Indian Community
Earl Meshigaud
N-14911 Hannahville B1 Rd. Wilson, MI 49896
906-466-2932
earlmeshigaud@hannahville.org

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians
Gary F. Loonsfoot, Jr., THPO
16429 Bear Town Rd. Baraga, MI 49908
906-353-6623 x 4178
gloonsfoot@kbic-nsn.gov

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
Daisy McGeshick, THPO
P.O. Box 249 Watersmeet, MI 49969
906-358-0137
daisy.mcgeshick@lvdtribal.com

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Jonnie J. Sam, Director
2608 Government Center Dr. Manistee, MI 49660
231-398-6893
jsam@lrboi.com

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Wesley Andrews, THPO
7500 Odawa Cir. Harbor Springs, MI 49740
734-585-5033
wandrews@LTBBODAWA-NSN.GOV

and

Melissa Wiatrolik, Deputy THPO
231-242-1408
MWiatrolik@LTBBODAWA-NSN.GOV

Match-e-be-nash-she-wish (Gun Lake) Band of Pottawatomi Indians
Sydney Martin, MACPRA Representative
3556 26th St. Hopkins, MI 49328
616-896-7576
and
Punkin Shananaquet, Cultural Coordinator
2872 Mission Dr. Shelbyville, MI 49344
269-397-1780

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi
Fred Jacko Jr., THPO
1485 Mno-Bmadzewen Way Fulton, MI 49052
269-704-8407
fred.jacko@nhbpi.com

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Jason S. Wesaw, THPO
58620 Sink Rd. Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-462-4316
Jason.Wesaw@pokagonband-nsn.gov

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
William Johnson, THPO
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways
6650 East Broadway Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
989-775-4751
wjohnson@sagchip.org

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Colleen Medicine, Cultural Repatriation Specialist
523 Ashmun St. Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
231-534-7764
cmedicine@saulttribe.net

 

Additionally, the following websites contain pertinent information about federally-recognized tribes in Michigan and historic preservation responsibilities as they relate to tribal lands: