LaFave resolution reaffirms the sovereignty of tribal nations
May 14, 2020
HANNAHVILLE, Mich. (Press Release) - State Rep. Beau LaFave (R-Iron Mountain) Wednesday introduced a resolution reaffirming the sovereignty of tribal nations and encouraging Michigan’s attorney general to not infringe on the constitutional rights of a U.P. indigenous community.
The Hannahville Indian Community, a federally recognized Potawatomi tribe residing in the Upper Peninsula, operates Island Resort & Casino and is one of the several Michigan tribes planning to reopen its reservation economy. Tribal leaders have expressed they have a well-planned safety and protection plan ready to go when they reopen businesses to keep guests and employees safe and secure.