About ULIN

Eleven Indigenous Nations, including representatives from the US, Canada, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Australia, meeting on the homelands of the Lummi Indian Nation near Bellingham, Washington, concluded negotiations and reached agreement on an historic Treaty of Indigenous Nations on August 1, 2007.

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Governing Board

Governing Board

Frank Ettawageshik, Governing Board Chair

Former Chair, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Harbor Springs, Michigan, USA

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The Treaty

“To establish a foundation for the exercise of contemporary Indigenous Nation sovereignty, without regard to existing or future international political boundaries of non-Indigenous nations.” Preamble to the United League of Indigenous Nations Treaty of August 1, 2007.

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ULIN at NCAI 2011

The United League was honored to present Mirna Cunningham, Chair of the United Nation Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, as she addressed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Indian Country Today

Prominent Native leaders meet at the invitation of Lummi Nation and the National Congress of American Indians to create an alliance of Indigenous Nations across international borders and oceans.

Indian Country Today


To contact us directly:

Frank Ettawageshik

(517) 802-8650

Email: fettawa@charter.net

Alan R. Parker

Phone: 360-867-6614 Fax: 360-867-6553

Email: nwindian@evergreen.edu

Jewell James

Lummi Nation Policy Director

Phone: (360) 384-2337