Protesters outside the Mt. Pleasant tribal courthouse.
Signs were held and chants were shouted outside the court house where more than 150 members of the Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe are awaiting a judge’s decision on whether their membership status can be reconsidered by the tribe.
They are still facing the termination of their tribal membership about their blood lineage. Those questions were first dismissed by a judge, with prejudice, in 2009. Continue reading
A Mount Pleasant area farmer’s market will be getting a permanent home thanks to a federal grant.
The Saginaw-Chippewa Indian tribe has been awarded a grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program.
More than 200 members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Mount Pleasant are expected to face the possibility of disenrollment from the tribe Friday morning. Continue reading
The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has been awarded federal grant money to build a new farmers market pavilion.
Native American heritage month runs through November at Central Michigan University. Several events have been planned throughout the month to inform and educate attendees on Native American culture.