NW MI Arts & Culture Network
Eric Hemenway is an Anishnaabe/Odawa from Cross Village. He is the Director of Repatriation, Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indian. Eric works to collect and preserve historical information for LTBB Odawa. That information is used to support the LTBB government and create educational materials on Odawa history, such as: exhibits, signage, publications, presentations, curriculums and media. Eric has worked on numerous repatriations of native, human remains under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). He is a former member of the NAGPRA Review Committee and currently sits on boards for the Michigan Historical Commission, Michigan Historical Society, Michigan Humanities Council and Little Traverse Conservancy.