Tribal sovereignty is inherent, not granted by other governments.

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About MAST

Our mission is to advance, protect, preserve, and enhance the mutual interests, treaty rights, sovereignty, and cultural way of life of the sovereign nations of the Midwest throughout the 21st century.

Our Board

MAST is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of the Tribal Chairperson, Chief President, or Chief Executive of each member tribe. Four officers are elected from among the Board of Directors; a President; Vice-President; Secretary and Treasurer.

Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes


Rebecca Richards, Chairwoman Contact: Melissa Rodriguez Poke'gnek Bode'wadmik

Vice President

Tehassi Hill, Chairman Oneida Business Committee


Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe


Shannon Holsey President Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council