Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Emily Proctor, MSW, BASW, earned her degrees from Michigan State University - School of Social Work. She is a citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Harbor Springs, Michigan, and serves as a Tribal Extension Educator, Greening Michigan Institute for Michigan Trial Communities, with her home office located in Emmet County, Michigan State University Extension. As the Tribal Extension Educator her projects include the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs in the areas of Tribal Governance, Gerontology, Diversity, and youth leadership. She currently is a board member of the Michigan Indian Education Council. She has also worked as a Child Protective Services Worker, as an associate Child Welfare Commissioner and was elected for the third time to be the Speaker of the Annual Community for her Tribal Nation. She enjoys making quilts as a way to contribute to her community.
June 10, 2013 | Working to increase the voice of indigenous people.
April 9, 2013 | Outlining how reauthorized VAWA has added protections for women in tribal nations.
March 8, 2013 | The MITW is a program enacted by Public Act 174 of 1976, which waives the tuition costs for eligible Native Americans in public community colleges or universities within Michigan.
February 28, 2013 | Have you laughed today?
January 31, 2013 | Four quick tips to diabetes self-management.
January 17, 2013 | This movement was initiated to increase the voice of indigenous people in Canada and in the regions that border it.
January 2, 2013 | NCAI is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities.
January 2, 2013 | Quilting has been used as a method of self-healing, expression and community building in Tribal communities since the early 19th century
December 20, 2012 | Ideas for tribal members to increase physical activity to help manage diabetes effects.
December 5, 2012 | Indian Child Welfare since 1978.