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Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending (03/06)
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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native News News: Ojibwe flautist shares message with music (03/04)
Musician and champion of causes, Anishinabe flautist Darren Thompson performed at the Dahl Arts Center and began recording his second album.

Filed Under: Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe seeks information about heroin death (03/03)
John Sanders died just two days after a big drug bust in the community.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (03/02)
Deflategate, hot flashes and Grandpa Senator drew laughs at NCAI's winter session in Washington, D.C., last week.

Filed Under: Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe banishes two women after drug arrest (03/02)
The women were carrying large amounts of heroin and another drug.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business (03/02)
According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (03/02)
The Native sharpshooter was able to disrupt field movements and cut the chain of command among the European trained armies with their bright uniformed and glittering metal rank adornments.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe files suit over contract support costs (02/13)
The tribe is accusing the Indian Health Service of underfunding a self-determination contract.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pokagon man appointed to Civil Rights Commission committee (02/04)
Matthew Wesaw will serve on the Michigan Advisory Committee for two years.

Filed Under: Law | National
Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (01/16)
The answer may surprise you!

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Grand Traverse leader George Bennett was inspiration (01/12)
George Bennett was remembered as a fighter who helped lead the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians through some of its most tumultuous — and successful — times.

Filed Under: Environment
Two tribes in Michigan to rebury ancestors removed decades ago (12/16)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians will accept remains uncovered in 1971 and 1981.

Filed Under: Environment | National
White House recognizes two tribes as Climate Action Champions (12/04)
The Blue Lake Rancheria in California and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in Michigan were selected for their efforts to address climate change.

Filed Under: Politics
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (11/21)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.

Filed Under: Education
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe passes language to new generation (11/21)
A 2005 survey found only two people were fluent in the language.

Filed Under: Law
Little River Band confirms probe at public safety department (11/07)
A tribal spokesperson declined to offer details about the suspensions of three officers.

Filed Under: Law
Little River Band suspends management from public safety unit (11/05)
The sheriff in Manistee County has pulled a cross-deputization agreement and tribal officers won't be able to police non-Indians.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Forum fosters cooperation with tribal court systems (11/04)
Retiring Michigan Supreme Court Justice Michael Cavanagh reports on the first meeting of the Michigan Tribal State Federal Judicial Forum.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision (11/04)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'

Filed Under: Environment
Gun Lake Tribe hosts summit to address importance of wolves (11/04)
Wolves are sacred in Potawatomi and Ojibwe culture and are considered relatives of humans.

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