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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

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American Indian Mental Health Advisory Council

Active dates:2001-
Function: The Council was created by legislative action to assist the MN Department of Human Services, Mental Health Division, to help formulate policies and procedures relating to Indian mental health services and programs and to make recommendations regarding approval of grants provided under section 245.713, subd. 2.
Advisory to:
Department of Human Services, Mental Health Division
Membership: Fifteen American Indian individuals representing each of the seven Chippewa reservations and four Sioux reservations. In addition, the membership also comprised of four individuals representing the urban American Indian population of Duluth, St Paul and Minneapolis. Reservation representatives are selected for appointment by the governing body of each reservation.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2003, 2002.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Agency heads: Appointing Authority: Commissioner - Department of Human Services
Record last updated: 02/24/2015

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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