Tag Archives: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan

Published Burden of Proof ICWA/MIFPA Case out of Michigan Court of Appeals

Here. As set forth above, the relevant provisions of the ICWA and the MIFPA are essentially identical; that is, each requires proof by “clear and convincing evidence” to remove an Indian child and place him or her into foster care, … Continue reading

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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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Sault Tribe Huron Township, Wayne County Trust Application Documents

Here: SSM Mandatory Trust Filing New Boston 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 a parcel of land located  … Continue reading

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