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Filed Under: National
Eldest member of Saginaw Chippewa Tribe set for 100th birthday (06/16)
Mary Zilz was born on June 18, 1915, and remains active in the community.

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: 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 | 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: 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: Law
Judge approves disenrollment within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe (03/23)
Some 234 people -- 169 living and 65 deceased -- are being removed from the rolls.

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: 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: Opinion
Kyle Mays: Native and African histories need fuller examination (02/24)
Black-indigenous histories are not bound by familiar historical events, tribal communities, geographies, and time periods. Nor are these histories romantic.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

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