The current chairman is Alvin Not Afraid Jr. The chairman serves as chief executive officer, with enumerated powers in the 2001 Crow Constitution.
Dear SS, Forms of address for Native American tribes mirror the equivalent U.S. government office. Address the speaker of a Tribal Council in the style of the speaker of the House of Representatives.
The Muckleshoot are a Lushootseed Native American tribe, part of the Coast Salish peoples of the Pacific Northwest whose traditional territory and reservations is located in the area of Auburn, Washington, about 15 miles northeast of Tacoma and 35 miles southeast of Seattle.
The Tribe has become a major contributor to the local economy and community providing resources to other governments, schools, nonprofits, and churches throughout Washington. The benefits of the Muckleshoot Tribe’s economic revival go well beyond its financial contributions to the local community.
The most famous leaders and chiefs of the Crow tribe included Chief Long Hair, Chief Sore Belly, Chief Grizzly Bear, Chief Plenty Coups, Chief Medicine Crow, Iron Bull, Long Horse and Chief Bear Wolf.
The modern-day Vietnamese man named Tran Van Hay reputedly had hair “over 22 feet long.”
Déaxitchish/Pretty Eagle (1846-1905) A reservation-era leader who was recognized by 1890 along with Plenty Coups as head chief of the Crow Tribe.
There is no difference. All these different spellings refer to the same people. In the United States more people use ‘Chippewa,’ and in Canada more people use ‘Ojibway,’ but all four of these spellings are common.
Low Mountain, Arizona, U.S. Peterson Zah (born December 2, 1937) is an American politician who was the first Navajo President and the last Chairman of the Navajo Nation. Since 1995, he has been working at Arizona State University as the Special Adviser to ASU President on American Indian Affairs.
When my Ojibwe (Chippewa) ancestors arrived in Red Lake in the mid-18th century, the area was occupied by the Dakota. There were so many dead that their blood stained the water red far out into the lake, and the Ojibwe named the river Battle River and the lake Red Lake: Miskwaagamiwizaga’iganing.
All Chiefs, nowadays, are elected by the adult membership of their tribe. Usually, five to six members are elected to run all affairs of the tribe and the Chief serves as Chairman of the Board. He is the top executive who represents the tribe in all governmental affairs with federal agencies.
chief, political leader of a social group, such as a band, tribe, or confederacy of tribes. Among many peoples, chiefs have very little coercive authority and depend on community consensus for implementing recommendations; often a number of recognized chiefs form a tribal chiefs’ council.
1: a group of people including many families, clans, or generations a Cherokee tribe. 2: a group of people who are of the same kind or have the same occupation or interest. tribe. noun. ˈtrīb