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Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Supreme Court allows ban on affirmative action in Michigan (04/23)
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to overturn a voter-approved ban on affirmative action in Michigan.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Mackinac Tribe files suit against DOI to gain federal recognition (04/07)
The Mackinac Tribe of Michigan is suing the Obama administration in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

Filed Under: Law
Saginaw Chippewa man faces sentencing for murder of 4yo boy (03/25)
A member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan awaits sentencing for the death of a four-year-old boy.

Filed Under: Environment
In These Times: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fights mines (03/13)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is fighting mining activities on its treaty lands in Michigan.

Filed Under: Education | World
Tribes seek return of scalps on display at museum in Germany (03/12)
The Karl May Museum in Germany is refusing to repatriate a collection of 17 scalps despite a request from tribes in the U.S.

Filed Under: Business
Pokagon Band looks to diversify economic development options (03/10)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan is diversifying its economy.

Filed Under: Recognition
Grand River Bands moving closer to federal recognition decision (02/21)
The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians in Michigan will finally receive an answer on its federal recognition petition.

Filed Under: Politics
John Warren inaugurated as new chairman of Pokagon Band (02/11)
For the first time in eight years, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan has a new leader.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe takes aim at its own people (02/04)
Attorney accuses the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe in Michigan of unfairness in disenrollment proceedings.

Filed Under: Law
Radio: Grand Traverse Band sees strong interest in new court (02/04)
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has launched a new peacemakers court.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Michigan tribal members slam official's disparaging remarks (01/28)
Tribal members in Michigan held a protest on Monday and called on Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to apologize for disparaging comments he made.

Filed Under: Opinion
Simon Moya-Smith: Too few Native Americans in journalism (01/23)
Simon Moya-Smith discusses the reaction in the media to racist comments made by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson in Michigan.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB (01/14)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

Filed Under: Law
Little Traverse Bay Bands council rejects marriage law vote (01/08)
The council of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Michigan voted down a motion to put the tribe's marriage law to a referendum.

Filed Under: Recognition
Saginaw Chippewa descendants seek recognition as a tribe (01/06)
Descendants of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan are seeking federal recognition as a new tribe

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