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

Teen Dance
Published: 4/28/2017 1:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

May 12, 2017 from 8-11 p.m. at 7th Generation
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2017 Spring Job Fair
Published: 4/28/2017 11:00:00 AM - Migizi Economic Development Company

May 3 from 10 AM - 4 PM at Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel
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Anishinabe Performance Circle Spring 2017 Graduation - May 9, 2017 @ 6PM
Published: 4/27/2017 4:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Anishinabe Performance Circle Spring 2017 Graduation - May 9, 2017 @ 6PM. Bring your friends! Reception follows graduation. Free and open to the public.
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Tribal Community Activities May 2017
Published: 4/27/2017 3:00:00 PM - Public Relations

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Drums Out - Tonight
Published: 4/27/2017 2:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday Nights | 6 to 8 pm | 7th Generation Blue House
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Sacred Fire Lunch is Today
Published: 4/27/2017 8:00:00 AM - 2% Distributions

April 27th, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. at the 7th Generation Ceremonial Building
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Hand Drum Making Class
Published: 4/26/2017 3:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Ben Hinmon, Cultural Representative, will instruct in the making of the hand drum and drumstick. All supplies needed are included with the hand drum class fee of $40.
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Medicine Wheel Teachings
Published: 4/26/2017 3:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday May 11 from 5pm-8pm. FREE and open to the public
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Sacred Water Symposium
Published: 4/26/2017 11:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Saturday, April 29, 2017. 7a, to 5pm. FREE and open to the public.
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“Hit the Pow-wow Highway” Raffle
Published: 4/26/2017 8:00:00 AM - Andahwod Senior Care

Drawing will be held June 3, 2017 at 3pm. at Andahwod.
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Spring Feast
Thursday, April 6th
5:30 pm – 8 pm
Anishinaabemowin Sacred Fire Lunch
Thursday, April 13th & Thursday, April 27th
12 pm – 1 pm
SCTC Community Education Business Workshop
Wednesday, April 19th
12 pm – 1:20 pm
Tribal Community Activities May 2017
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  • 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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  • Our Final Journey