Tribal Nations Ask Biden Administration to Condemn Enbridge Line 5 Trespassing

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Tribal Nations across the Great Lakes region joined together to send a letter to President Joe Biden asking the United States, as their treaty partner and ally, to break its silence and file a brief against the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline’s trespass on the Bad River Band’s land.

Trespass has been used to dispossess and destroy Tribal Nations for centuries.

Amicus curiae brief from 32 Tribal Nations and tribal organizations supporting Bad River Band’s right to evict a corporate trespasser from tribal land:

Learn More from the Bay Mills Indian Community Enbridge Information Portal, including resolutions and actions from:

  • Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority
  • Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
  • Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
  • Michigan Indian Elders Association
  • Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes
  • Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians (aka Gun Lake Tribe)
  • National Congress of American Indians
  • Nottawaseppin Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indians
  • Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
  • Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • United Tribes of Michigan.
More Resources
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.