Resource Directory: Hannahville Indian Community
Tribal Office Address:
Hannahville Indian Community, N14911 Hannahville B-1 Rd, Wilson, MI 49896, 906-723-2696, FAX: 906-466-7377
- IRA government formed June 27, 1936 pursuant to 48 Stat. 981
- Constitution enacted July 23, 1936
- Number of Council members — 12
- Tribal Council term of office — 3 years
- Number of Tribal members — 989
The Tribal Court judge is appointed by the Tribal Council for a three-year term. The Appellate Court consists of five members selected from the Tribal Council who are not related to any of the parties.
- Associate Judges: Anne B. McNamara; Russell W. Hall
- Court Clerk: Janice Halverson
- Tribal Prosecutor: Robert LeMire
- Tribal Defender: Michael Manning
- Magistrate/Admnr.: Audrey Gamez
- Dep. Magistrate: Henry Williams Sr.
- Probation Officer/Truancy Officer: Kelly Arnold
- Tribal Youth Worker: Dyan Engel
The Tribal Court exercises jurisdiction within the reservation boundaries of the Hannahville Indian Community, which encompasses 5,832 acres in Delta and Menominee counties, MI.
Requirements for Practicing Before Tribal Court:
Currently, any person may practice before the Tribal Court upon request.
Court is located in the Administration Bldg. A law library containing Michigan, tribal, and federal volumes is housed in the courtroom.
Tribal government has enacted court rules granting recognition to foreign judgments.