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The 2014 Michigan

Sweet Grass Award Winner

Patrick McKelvie

Specialty Court Coordinator, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

The Sweet Grass Award seeks to honor one Native American who works to end violence in a Michigan Tribal Community, whose work supports the mission of UTFAV, and who exemplifies clarity of thought, doing good work and speaking the truth about violence in our communities.


We would also like to honor the additional nominees

Stacey Ettawageshik, Christine Lanning, and Anna-Rogers Stott

Chi Miigwech, for all the work you do in your communities to help in the fight against domestic violence and sexual assault.