Pimyotahmah Clan - Holds a Grandfather Seat. Resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Head lady Dancer at the 2014 Miami Nation Gathering, Member of the Womens Council, She really enjoys being involved in family and tribal activities. This year, she will be celebrating 10 years of marriage with her husband, Nick, and they have a 4-year-old daughter, Emyle, and a son on the way, Chasity also enjoys volunteering at the MNI food bank, outdoor activities, and beading and leather work.
Mongosa Clan - Holds Grandfather Seat, Resides in Peru, Indiana, welder at Wabash Valley Manufacturing, Principal contact for Miami Days at the Pillars, contributes to Trail of Courage, Grandson of Lyman V. Mongosa.
Rachelle "Sissy" Mongosa
Alaamhsenwa (Wind Dancer)
At Large Councilwoman - currently elected to a 4 year term representing all Miami, Member of the Mongosa Clan, Mother of 3 chidren, born, raised, and resides in Peru, Indiana, serves as Co-Chair of the Womens Council, Teaches classes on how to make Dream Catchers , Hobbies include making jewelry and Native crafts of all sorts, 5th Great Granddaughter of Chief White Wolf.
At Large Councilman - Currently elected to a 4 year term, Resides in McCordsville, Indiana, member of the Meshingomesia Clan, Married and the Father of 3 children, Professional Landscape Architect registered in the State of Indiana, actively involved in many programs including drumming, Miami Nation Gathering, Land Use Planning, Educational presentations. USAF Veteran, 4 years active duty, 7 years active reserves.
At Large Councilwoman - Currently elected to a 4 year term representing all Miami, Member of the Mongosa Clan, resides in Wabash, Indiana, Married with 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren, Registered Nurse at Wabash Hospital in E.R., enjoys demonstrating Miami Living History with her family.
Erin Oliver is a member of the Bundy Clan and an at-large member of the tribal coucil. She is also a governor appointed member of the Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission and a board member of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian a Western Art. Erin is employed as the Associate Director for the Office of Institutional Equity at Purdue University were she serves as the University’s primary point of contact for faculty, staff, and student concerns related to harassment and discrimination and as special counsel for the University’s Office of Legal Counsel.
Ms. Oliver holds a Doctor of Juris degree from the Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan. During her time at MSU she also earned a certificate in Indigenous Law and Policy. Erin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. Ms. Oliver is a member of the Indiana Bar.
In past years, Ms. Oliver served as the Director of Public Relations for the Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana and as Manager of American Indian Student Programs at the University of Wyoming. She resides in Lafayette, Indiana with her husband, Kyle, and two sons, Jonas and Jude.