Tribal Historic Preservation Office Mission 

Tribal Historic Preservation Office exercises oversight to ensure the preservation, protection, curation, repatriation, and management of the ancestors, sacred objects, archives, archaeological sites, and historic and traditional cultural properties (TCPs) significant to the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.

Tribal Historic Preservation Staff

Lakota Pochedley, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
Holly Henderson, Archives/Collections Coordinator
Lisa Martin, THPO Research Assistant

Contact the Tribal Historic Preservation Office

PHONE: 269.397.1780
2872 Mission Dr. 
Shelbyville, MI 49344

THPO Advisory Committee

The purpose of the THPO Advisory Committee is to advise the Tribal Historic Preservation Office on the historical/cultural preservation and repatriation goals and activities of the Gun Lake Tribe.

Committee Members: 

  • Gena Sprague (Vice Chairperson)
  • Lee Sprague
  • Michael Webb (Chairperson)
  • Committee Youth Representative - Jointly Appointed
    • ​Ramsey Garza
  • Phyllis Davis (Ex Officio Member)