Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

2017 Primary Election

Please be advised the last day to register to vote in the 2017 Primary Election is September 11 (For more information, please contact Tribal Clerk Office at 989-775-4054)

Pumkin Carving Night
Published: 10/19/2017 3:18:00 PM - Education Dept.

Oct .23 ,2017 5:30-8pm
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Youth & Family Hunting Camp
Published: 10/19/2017 10:33:00 AM - Recreation

The Recreation Department is hosting its 1st annual Youth & Family Hunting Camp. Cost is only $25.00 per person, for Tribal Member Families only.
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Andahwod Craft Fair
Published: 10/13/2017 10:00:00 AM - Andahwod Senior Care

October 14,2017 : 10 am- 4 pm
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William "Pat" Davis
Published: 10/11/2017 3:00:00 PM - Final Journey

William "Pat" Davis of Cargo, age 57, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at his home.
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Press Release: Primary Election Results 2017
Published: 10/11/2017 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal community has selected those candidates who will advance to the General Election scheduled for November 7, 2017.
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Tribal Council Regular Session - October 10, 2017
Published: 10/9/2017 11:00:00 AM - Council

Watch a live webcast of the Tribal Council Regular Session on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at 9 am.
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Two-Spirit Talking Circle
Published: 10/4/2017 10:00:00 AM - Behavioral Health

The Two Spirit Talking Circle will provide a safe place for people to express themselves and to connect with other like-minded Two spirt people for support and fellowship.
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Group Exercise Schedule
Published: 10/2/2017 1:00:00 PM - Nimkee Fitness

Click here to view complete schedule for October 2017.
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Quick Fit Tip - October 2017
Published: 10/2/2017 1:00:00 PM - Nimkee Fitness

Fall is in the air. Leaves are changing. Air is crisper. Transformation is all around us. Try small healthy changes in your life: Attached are some actions: Run on the Rez Form, Group Exercise Schedule
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Tribal Community Activities October 2017
Published: 10/2/2017 10:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Click through to see a list of Tribal Community Activities for October 2017
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Labor Day Family Picnic
Monday, September 4th
12PM - 5PM
Saganing Grandparent's Celebration
Saturday, September 9th
12PM - 4PM
School of Rock Concert
Thursday, September 14th
3PM -5PM
Monarch Butterfly Celebration
Saturday, September 16th
1PM - 5PM
  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
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  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
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