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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.

Filed Under: Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to investigate potential burial grounds (10/28)
An energy company has proposed a natural gas pipeline that could affect historic sites and burial grounds.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Genocide and slavery are the realities of our history (10/13)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe will share the truth about Christopher Columbus on Indigenous People's Day.

Filed Under: National
Tribe and city in Michigan to observe Indigenous Peoples Day (10/09)
The designation is not meant as a replacement for Columbus Day.

Filed Under: National
Pokagon Band donates money and labor for church's new roof (10/09)
The estimated $75,000 donation includes all of the materials for the project plus the labor.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe declares war against substance abuse (10/02)
Chief Steve Pego signed a birch bark document outlining the declaration last week.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (10/01)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe to work with German museum on scalp study (09/04)
The scalp was reportedly purchased from the family of a Dakota chief, who said he took it from a Chippewa warrior during a battle.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (08/22)
A Mohawk basketweaver, an Odawa quillworker and an Omaha singer will be honored next month in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | Law | World
Museum in Germany balks at repatriating scalps to tribes in US (08/18)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has asked for a scalp believe to have come from an Ojibwe ancestor.

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