Category Archives: Michigan Indian

Michigan’s Response to Sault Tribe Renewed Motion to Dismiss

Here are updated materials in State of Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (W.D. Mich.): 53-1 Michigan Motion to Revise DCT Order Dismissing Tribal Officials 55 Michigan Response to Motion to Dismiss Sault Tribe’s motion is here.

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Little River Band Response to NLRB Motion to Remand

Here: 2014-07-17 LRBOI Opposition to NLRB Motion to Vacate and Remand with Exhibits A-G (2) NLRB’s motion is here.

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Eric Hemenway Talk on Oden Island at LTBB Traditional Lands

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Saginaw Chippewa and Chickasaw Respond to NLRB’s Noel Canning-Related Motions

Here: Chickasaw Response Sag Chip Motion to Hold Appeal in Abeyance Sag Chip Opposition to NLRB Motion Szotkowski Declaration NLRB motions here.

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News Article on Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Membership Disenrollments

Here is “Tribal court hears argument to dismiss reopened disenrollment cases.”

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NLRB Moves to Remand Saginaw Chippewa/Chickasaw/LRB Appeals in Light of Noel Canning Decision

Here: Chickasaw v. NLRB NLRB Motion to Remand CA10 Order Directing Tribe to Respond Saginaw Chippewa v. NLRB NLRB Motion to Remand Little River v. NLRB NLRB Motion to Remand Be mindful that oral argument in the Little River Band … Continue reading

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Grand Traverse Band Chief Judge Job Posting

Here is the job description. Here are the posting dates (they most certainly will be extended).

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Michigan Supreme Court Issues Order to Create Tribal-State Forum

Order here. The Michigan Tribal State Federal Judicial Forum is established. The membership of the forum shall consist of: the chief tribal judge of each of Michigan’s 12 federally recognized tribes, or their designated alternate judges, with membership to be … Continue reading

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Dale Kildee Claims MILCSA Not Intended to Create Off-Reservation Gaming Opportunities

From the Ann Arbor News, “Dale Kildee: Land for Soo tribe casinos in Lansing and SE Michigan not his legislation’s intent.”

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Sault Tribe Lansing Casino Trust Application Documents

Here: SSM Mandatory Trust Filing Lansing final 20140610 An excerpt: The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan (the “Sault Tribe” or “Tribe”) tenders this submission for a mandatory fee-to-trust acquisition of two parcels of land located in … Continue reading

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