WASHINGTON DC: The Saginaw-Chippewa Indian tribe of Michigan has
appointed PR agency The Kamber Group to improve its image within
The tribe is opening a ’government house’ in the capital to act as an
embassy and boost its PR presence. Although Kamber will not be directly
involved in the tribe’s lobbying efforts, account executive Gavin
McDonald says the firm will attempt to raise the tribe’s profile both
’politically and culturally’ with key Washington audiences.
It will also provide a full range of communications and marketing
services, as well as assisting in the drafting and implementation of a
This is not the first time the tribe has hired PR support. In July, it
hired McCarthy Communications, a firm specialising in public policy
issues for Indian tribes, to help combat the sacking of members of the
tribal council by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.