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

Freedom Walk 2016
Published: 7/28/2016 3:00:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Eagles Nest Tribal Gym – July 30, 2016. Live Webcast of the opening Ceremony Starts at 8am.
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Summer Feast
Published: 7/28/2016 3:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday, August 3rd at 6pm at Seventh Generation Elijah Elk Cultural Program
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2016 Homecoming Community Meeting
Published: 7/28/2016 11:00:00 AM - Public Relations

The 2016 Homecoming Community Meeting will take place on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the SECR entertainment hall. Doors open at 9:00AM; breakfast is at 10:00AM. A Live Webcast will start after Breakfast at 11AM.
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Celebrating Dads!
Published: 7/27/2016 2:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. 11am to 3pm.
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Native Fest Music & Comedy Night - Featuring Indian Elvis!
Published: 7/27/2016 10:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Native Fest Music and Comedy Night live Wednesday, July 27th from 6-9pm
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Vacancy on the Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Committee
Published: 7/25/2016 4:00:00 PM - Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Department

Seeking three individuals who are committed to revitalizing Anishinabemowin
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Sasiwaans Enrollment Deadline 07/28/2016
Published: 7/25/2016 4:00:00 PM - Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Department

Final date to enroll is July 28, 2016
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Live Webcast - 2016 Michigan Indian Family Olympics Opening Ceremony
Published: 7/22/2016 2:00:00 PM - Michigan Indian Family Olympics

Live Webcast of the Michigan Indian Family Olympics held on July 22, 2016 at Central Michigan Universities Bennett Track & Field.
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American Indian Dance July 23
Published: 7/22/2016 8:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

The American Indian Dances will take take place on July 23rd at 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm.
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Art Walk Central Venue
Published: 7/20/2016 2:00:00 PM - 2% Distributions

The Art Walk Central Venue will take place at the Ziibiwing Center from August 20th through September 12th 2016.
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Michigan Indian Family Olympics
Friday, July 22nd
Tuesday, July 26th
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Annual Powwow
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
July 29th, 30th, & 31st
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Events for July
  • 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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