Webinar: HEARTH Act
Out: A Review of the Native American Institute’s Project on the Potential and
Impact of the HEARTH Act
In 2012 the
United States government passed the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible
Tribal Homeownership Act, or the HEARTH Act. This webinar we will review literature
on the Hearth Act and discuss findings from surveys and interviews, on the
Hearth Act, with tribally-based professionals working on land development and
land policy in tribal communities.
, an enrolled member of the White Earth
Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota, is a Professor in the English Department and an
affiliated faculty with the American Indian Studies Program at MSU. Professor
Henry served as Director of the Native American Institute at MSU from 2010 to
2013. He is also Senior Editor of the American Indian Studies Series at the
Michigan State University Press.
Tim Mrozowski, Professor in the School of Planning
Design and Construction. Tim is a practicing architect and Professor of
Construction Management in SPDC at MSU where he Co-Directs the MSU Construction
Industry Research and Education Center (CIREC). He conducts research on
sustainability, application of LEED to design and construction, energy codes,
energy audits, energy modeling and construction project management.
is Ph.D. candidate in the anthropology program at Michigan State University.
His research examines the role of language and linguistic practices in
shaping and marking Native spaces in urban contexts. His research also looks at
the role of kinship and the generational transmission of language and culture
on the process of maintaining Native identities and
is no registration and no fee for attending this webinar.