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Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians Climage Change Adaptation Plan

Shawn McKenney
Created: 10/16/2019 - Updated: 10/16/2019


The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe (Tribe), is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in southwest Michigan. The Gun Lake Tribe currently holds over 838 acres of agricultural, forested, commercial, and residential properties. Many valuable cultural and natural resources exist within these properties. The Gun Lake Tribe realizes that these impacts are not solely within Tribal properties, but that these impacts will affect the entire Great Lakes Region and Mother Earth. The Gun Lake Tribe acknowledges the importance of actions to mitigate the causes of climate change. With this understanding, the Gun Lake Tribe has assessed the vulnerability and effects climate change will have on the following culturally significant natural resources.

Published On

Thursday, October 1, 2015


Tribal / First Nation
Sector Addressed: 
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation