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For Immediate Release:
March 27, 2014

Contact: Greg Moore

LANSING, Mich.— State Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, welcomed the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) Tribal Council to the Michigan Senate today.

Nofs and House Speaker Bolger awarded Council Chair Homer Mandoka, Vice-Chair Jamie Stuck, and Secretary Dorie Rios state tributes. The three council members have all been recognized nationally in the past year for outstanding tribal leadership. Under the leadership of the current council, the NHBP has become a national model of innovation and stability in tribal government.

Pictured are Speaker of the House Jase Bolger (left), Homer Mandoka (center), tribal council chairman and Nofs (right).