Addressing Domestic Violence In Indian Country

MILS staff may provide the full range of services for survivors of domestic violence pursuant to a federal Violence Against Women Act or Victim of Crime Act grant program. This may take the form of MILS as a grantee program, a subgrantee program, or as a host of an attorney from a grantee program where supervision or co-counseling is needed.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CRIMINAL JURISDICTION ON TRIBAL LANDS


FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER PRESENTATION with ANGELINE BOULLEY & SPECIAL LEGAL GUESTS (Prof. Carlson, Hon. Fabry, Hon. Pope, & Jeff Davis).

PLEASE COMPLETE THIS BRIEF SURVEY IF YOU VIEWED OUR FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER PRESENTATION!!!

For more information on VAWA and tribal criminal jurisdiction, please click here.

Protections afforded survivors of domestic violence under each of the 12 Tribal Jurisdictions in Michigan.


Bay Mills Indian Community

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

Domestic Petition & Order

Non-Domestic Petition & Order

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms: Current forms can be obtained through the court clerks office.

GTB is in the process of updating their DV code and hope the code will be updated in January 2022.

Hannahville Potawatomi Indian Community

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

Domestic Petition & Order

Non-Domestic Petition & Order

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms: Current forms can be obtained through the court clerks office.

The Tribe is in the process of updating their PPO code.

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms: Current forms can be obtained through the court clerks office.


The tribal court is in the process of updating their court rules and updated forms are forthcoming.


Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

The Tribe is working on an update to their PPO code and the forms will be updated within the next year or so.

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians Gun Lake Tribe

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms: The Tribal Court will provide MILS with their updated forms in the near future.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians

o Brochure: The NHBP Tribal Court will be providing a copy of a brochure created by the Tribe.

o PPO Forms: Can be obtained through the tribal court or their DV advocate.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms: The Tribal Court will provide MILS with their updated forms in the near future.

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

o Know Your Rights

o PPO Forms

Domestic Petition & Order

Non-Domestic Petition & Order