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DISTRESSED TRIBAL COMMUNITIES (PROMISE) ZONED TO A BETTER FUTURE

By: Kele Bigknife | Intern | bigknife@umich.edu

Theodore J. Griswold | Partner | ted.griswold@procopio.com

The Promise Zone Initiative was launched under the Obama administration in January 2014 to designate and aid a number of high-poverty urban, rural, and tribal communities to create jobs, increase economic security, expand educational opportunities, increase access to quality, affordable housing and improve public safety.   629 more words

Economic Development

Looking for Roots

Pictures have a way of inspiring my writing and this one in particular speaks volumes.

This is what the artist, Nyree Reynolds, says about her wonderful painting. 330 more words

#genealogy

"Common Misconceptions" vs Court Documents in the Lexi case

So I haven’t been about awhile, real life has DEFINITELY kicked in of late.   But the case for Lexi has come back from the court of appeals with a set of documents even more damning for the foster parents then the earlier court of appeals. 1,377 more words

Jessica Munday

Happy 4th of July!

So today I see my newsfeed flooded with people posting their USA stories – something that Perfectly Posh had asked for! I love this idea, but I want my story told on a bigger scale! 137 more words

Choctaw Lessons, Myths, and Facts

I have been spending most of my painting time in preparation for the Choctaw Indian Art Show. It is a juried competition that takes place in September, and I will be entering three paintings (basically, it is a big art event for people in the Choctaw tribe, takes place at our tribal capitol building/museum, lasts three days, and consists of a reception and award ceremony as well as exhibition). 1,833 more words