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Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Heroin blamed for crash near Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's school (05/21)
The tribe declared a war on substance abuse and heroin has been of particular concern.

Filed Under: National
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to honor Civil War veterans (05/21)
The Marquette Regional History Center is hosting an event titled Remembering and Honoring the Civil War Ogichidaa.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Pokagon Band to file land-into-trust application at housing site (05/21)
The tribe plans to build 74 houses on a 57-acre site Hartford Township, Michigan.

Filed Under: Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe holds reburial ceremony next week (05/15)
The tribe will be putting 43 ancestors to rest. The remains were being held by three museums and institutions.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leader of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe convicted of drug possession (05/12)
Rita Glyptis was convicted in tribal court of one count possession of marijuana for an incident in January.

Filed Under: Business
Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (05/12)
The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Council member of Grand Traverse Band accused of assault (05/11)
Derek Bailey is accused of sexually assaulting two victims, including one who was under the age of 13.

Filed Under: Opinion
Allie Greenleaf Maldonado: My personal ICWA success story (05/08)
I am looking at a picture of a beautiful little boy who is a citizen of the Little River Band of Odawa Indians. He is my son.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge's ruling from 1979 affirmed Michigan tribal fishing rights (05/07)
The decision was a victory for the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, the Bay Mills Indian Community and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA adds five names to police officer memorial in New Mexico (05/07)
Three officers from Alaska, one from Arizona and another in Michigan will be honored during the service.

Filed Under: Law
Little Traverse Bay Bands seek clarity on reservation boundary (04/29)
The 1855 Treaty of 1855 promised a reservation and the tribe wants a recognition of those boundaries.

Filed Under: Politics
Larry Romanelli wins re-election as leader of Little River Band (04/28)
The incumbent ogema defeated his challenger with 56 percent of the vote.

Filed Under: Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe maintains strong stance on marijuana (04/28)
The tribe declared a war on substance abuse last year and isn't interested in legalizing marijuana for any purposes.

Filed Under: Environment | National
White House Blog: Recognizing tribal Climate Action Champions (04/24)
Native American communities have a long history of determination and hard work to maintain their cultural and economic resilience. As it turns out, these same traits are needed for climate resilience.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | National
Tribes turn to banishment as means to address problem issues (04/21)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, the Lac du Flambeau Band and the Blood Tribe have all used banishment as an option for dealing with certain people.

Filed Under: Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe won't comment on disenrollment case (04/21)
Some 167 people have field an appeal but other don't have a say in the matter because they are already dead.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: End discrimination against Native Americans in Michigan (04/17)
A study of Isabella County residents has revealed that racism and discrimination against Native Americans needs to be addressed.

Filed Under: Environment
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (04/15)
The grants were awarded to tribes in Alaska, California, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Indian attorneys take a stand and denounce tribal disenrollment (04/13)
With the federal courts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs unlikely to intervene, the National Native American Bar Association is calling on lawyers to address the situation.

Filed Under: Business
Pokagon Band continues to diversify economy with acquisition (04/08)
The tribe's economic development corporation has acquired a mechanical trade contractor with operations in Indiana and Michigan.

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