Category Archives: Michigan Indian

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Attorney Job Posting

Here: A Tribal Attorney position was posted this morning at KBIC.  Please feel free to forward this opportunity.   http://www.kbic-nsn.gov/content/personnel http://www.kbic-nsn.gov/sites/default/files/open/Attorney%203-2015.pdf

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Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.): 2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint The state’s amended complaint is here.

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Traverse City to Decide What to Do with 7000 Native Artifacts

Here is “What’s Next For The Con Foster Collection?” According to the article, “The city is likely in violation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) of 1990, which outlines a process for returning certain Native American … Continue reading

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Pro Se Effort Challenging Michigan DNR Land Sale to Mining Company Fails

Here are the materials in Bellfy v. Creagh (W.D. Mich.): 1 Complaint 1-1 CORA Resolution 2 Motion for TRO 4 DCT Order Denying TRO An excerpt: This matter is before the Court on Plaintiffs’ ex parte Motion for Temporary Restraining … Continue reading

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Michigan Indian Education Critical Issues Conference

Frank and Rochelle Ettawageshik  The “Indigi-Sisters”, including Eva Petoskey, Linda Woods, and Arlene Kashata  Owen and Emmett advertising for their mom and dad’s talks 

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Reposting for Nottawaseppi Huron Band Potawatomi Associate Judge

POSTING FOR THE ASSOCIATE JUDGE OF THE NOTTAWASEPPI HURON BAND OF THE POTAWATOMI TRIBAL COURT   SUMMARY: The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi seeks an Associate Judge of the Tribal Court to be appointed for an initial term of … Continue reading

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Midwest Alliance of Tribes, Impact Week in Washington D.C.

Multiple MSU ILPC alums in attendance, taking pictures of each other–Peter Vicaire, Veterans Affairs, speaking; photo by Karrie Wichtman, Rosette.

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Congrats to Steve and Amy!

Best brief, third place 

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Congrats to Team Anishinaabe at the NNALSA Moot Court!



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News Coverage of Drug-Related Banishments by Saginaw Chippewa

Here is “Traffic stop leads to heroin arrest.” And:”Two banished from Isabella Reservation before their day in court.” The tribe’s press release is here. The text: The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council has taken a bold and proactive position today … Continue reading

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