Tag Archives: Bay Mills Indian Community

NYTs Profile of the Problem of Michigan Charter Schools — Betsy DeVos Wants to Help Her Friends to Get Rich Robbing Michigan Taxpayers of their Education Money

Here is “Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools. Its Children Lost.” An excerpt: When I later spoke to Newland, pointing out the cultural and geographical chasm between B.M.C.C. and the downstate, urban neighborhoods so many of their charters served, he shot … Continue reading

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Michigan Public Radio on Successful Brimley Elementary School

Here. I took a trip to the U.P. last week to visit Brimley, a very tiny town on the shores of Lake Superior. Aside from the Bay Mills Indian Community reservation and the area’s natural beauty, there’s not much to … Continue reading

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Who Won 2014? Fourth Round — The Final Eight

Here are the category finals in all four categories: Category 1 — Indian nations #1 Alaska Native tribes v. #3 Bay Mills Indian Community Alaska Native tribes knock off the Wisconsin Oneidas, who made a very good showing against the … Continue reading

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Who Won American Indian Law and Policy 2014, Second Round, Bracket 1 of 4

32 are in, 32 are out. Let’s proceed to the eight remaining in Category 1, Indian nations. #1 Alaska Native tribes v. #8 Omaha Tribe The Alaska Natives tribes, my overall top seed, took 95 percent of the first round … Continue reading

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Who Won Indian Law and Policy in 2014? First Round Bracket — 2 of 8

Here we go again (first bracket here): # 2 Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Perhaps the most immediate beneficiary of the Bay Mills win in the Supreme Court, which persuaded the State of Michigan to seek another route … Continue reading

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Who Won Indian Law and Policy in 2014? First Round Bracket — 1 of 8

Alright, let’s try this. In category 1, Indian nations, we’ll divide the bracket up into two, so you’ll be voting in four contests here. Four more later in the day. Let’s say you have until midnight eastern to vote. *** … Continue reading

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Congrats to 2014 Udall Interns

Here: NAME TRIBE SCHOOL Anthony C. Locklear II Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Cade M. Cross Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation Dartmouth College Chelee A. John Navajo Nation Arizona State University Chelsea … Continue reading

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A CLOSER LOOK AT GAMING COMPACT NEGOTIATIONS IN MICHIGAN PART I: The history of Michigan’s first gaming compacts

The Bay Mills Indian Community’s pending Supreme Court case has sucked a lot of the oxygen out of the room here in Michigan.  And it has definitely overshadowed an impending showdown between the State of Michigan and seven six* tribes … Continue reading

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News Commentary on Port Huron Casino Likelihood

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IPR: Michigan Tribes Get Behind Effort to Repeal Wolf Hunt Law

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