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

Michigan Indian Industrial Boarding School Survey
Published: 10/19/2016 3:00:00 PM - Boarding School

The Michigan Indian Industrial Boarding School (MIIBS) Committee, working with Tribal Council, has created a short survey that makes it easy for you to share your views about the use of the MIIBS land and buildings
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3877 Miigwan Lane, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 (MLS # 1824377)
Published: 10/18/2016 3:00:00 PM - Leasehold Home Listings

Two story home located on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Reservation. Home featuring great floor plan with lots of living space. Upper level has three bedrooms & full bath, lower level with two additional bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths. Large living room. Island kitchen. Attached two car garage.
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Painting With a Purpose
Published: 10/18/2016 8:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Join us and help celebrate Native American Indigenous Heritage Month!
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Youth Council Bake Sale 10-19-16 3:00PM-5:00PM
Published: 10/18/2016 8:00:00 AM - Youth Council

The Youth Council is having a bake sale, at Tribal Ops main entrance on Wednesday 10-19-16 from 3:00PM-5:00PM
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Fall Feast Today, October 13, 2016
Published: 10/13/2016 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

7957 E. Remus Road | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 | 989-775-4780
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Andahwod’s Indoor CRAFT SALE!
Published: 10/11/2016 3:00:00 PM - Andahwod Senior Care

AT ANDAHWOD Saturday, November 5th From 10am—4pm
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Splashtastic Family Fun Getaway!
Published: 10/11/2016 2:00:00 PM - Andahwod Senior Care

Fundraising Raffle
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Quick Fit Tip - October 2016
Published: 10/10/2016 1:00:00 PM - Nimkee Fitness

Nimkee Fitness has a new staff member!
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Voter Information
Published: 10/6/2016 11:00:00 AM - Public Relations

To see if you are a registered voter or to check where you go to vote please visit the website: If you do not have internet access or need assistance please contact the Public Relations office at (989)775-4076.
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Jake and Mary Pine
Published: 10/6/2016 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Traditional Healers, Jake & Mary Pine, are here today and tomorrow at 7th Generation. If you would like to make an appointment, please call (989) 775-4780 or (989) 775-4787.
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SCA Parent Advisory Meeting
Wednesday, October 5th
5PM - 6PM
Feather Link Tea and Luncheon
Tuesday, October 11
11AM - 2PM
Run on the Rez
Saturday, October 17th
Eagle feather Cleansing, honoring, and feast
Wednesday October 19th - October 21st
Haunt on the Hill
Friday, October 28th
5:30PM - 8PM
  • 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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