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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.

Filed Under: National
Radio: Hannahville Indian Community keeping its traditions alive (08/14)
Michigan Radio reports on the resurgence of Potawatomi culture within the Hannahville Indian Community.

Filed Under: Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe records high levels of bacteria in river (07/31)
Full body contact with water is to be avoided at two locations along the Chippewa River.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Law | National
Protest targets disenrollments within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe (07/28)
The Michigan tribe is removing 234 people from the rolls.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Rep. Young offers explanation for inaction on land-into-trust fix (07/15)
The top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling the shots.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (07/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs embraced three bills while the Indian Health Service was more guarded about a forward funding bill.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on four tribal bills (07/14)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (07/08)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Education
Michigan Tech News: Short film explores indigenous identities (07/07)
Kalvin Hartwig, a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is raising funds for a short film about indigenous identity.

Filed Under: National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe sends out 234 disenrollment letters (07/02)
The same group was previously targeted for removal by the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Native soldiers from Michigan played role in Civil War (06/24)
Author Ronald S. Coddington shares the story of Company K, an all-Native unit that fought in the Civil War.

Filed Under: Business | National
Soo Tribe apologizes to Saginaw Chippewa Tribe for racist call (06/03)
Call was made by a telecommunications executive who is a meme of the Sault Tribe.

Filed Under: Business | National
Firm executive on racist voice message is member of Sault Tribe (05/30)
Saginawa Chippewa Chief Steve Pego doesn't want to meet with the telecommunications firm.

Filed Under: Law
Appeals court upholds 65-year sentence for domestic offense (05/29)
Samuel John Pego was convicted for beating his girlfriend on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | National | Technology
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe denounces racist message from firm (05/29)
Telecommunications executive apparently forgot to hang up the phone and made disparaging comments about Native people.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (05/21)
Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (05/19)
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.

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