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  • Indigenous Law & Policy Center Services

    Location:

    Law College Building, 648 North Shaw Lane, Room 405B, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    The Indigenous Law & Policy Center is the heart of the MSU Law Indigenous Law Program. The Center has two goals: to train law students to work with Indian Country, and to provide services to institutional clients such as Indian tribes, tribal courts, and other tribal organizations on a wide variety of legal and policy questions.

  • Michigan Indian Day: Intergenerational Trauma: The Impact on Indigenous Communities (September 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Location:

    MSU Credit Union, 4825 East Mt Hope Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    For generations, Indigenous and Tribal Nations have endured ongoing, intermittent trauma through colonialism, mass forced migration, war, and many other present-day incidents. This intergenerational trauma has resulted in studies supporting the idea that long-term trauma affects families and communities across generations, negatively affecting mental and physical health. In this workshop, you will explore the impact of historical trauma on communities. You will also learn about strength-based approaches to helping communities face crisis and trauma. You will learn practical and theory-based examples for helping communities create positive space for empowering resilience and protective factors toward transcending trauma and promoting healing.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Native American Institute

    Location:

    406 Agriculture Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48823.

    Description:

    The Native American Institute was established to provide training, technical assistance, research, and educational assistance to Native American tribes and organizations in Michigan. The Institute also serves as a resource for Michigan officials and lawmakers regarding Indian issues that promote awareness of Indian initiatives, history, and culture.

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