North Central Lecture Addresses the Preservation of Native Families

MyNorth News Service

(Press Release provided by North Central Michigan College)


PETOSKEY: North Central Michigan College’s Luncheon Lecture on Friday, February 27, will address the preservation of native families. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. with the presentation starting at noon in the Library conference room on the Petoskey campus.

Chief Judge Allie Greenleaf Maldonado of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians was part of a group that drafted the recently enacted Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act and produced a book to help judges comply with the federal Indian Child Welfare Act. Judge Maldonado will explain the importance of those laws in protecting native children and preserving tribal families.

Cost for the event is $10 and includes lunch. Reservations are required. Call: 231.348.6600 to reserve your place at the table.

North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement.  North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Military-Friendly School®.

For more information:

Carol Laenen
Director of College Communications
North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard Street
Petoskey, MI  49770

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