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
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Curbside Collection Holiday Delay
Published: 6/28/2017 9:00:00 AM - Planning

Curbside collection will be delayed by one day next week (Independence Day Holiday)
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Family Spirit Honoring Fathers Picnic POSTPONED
Published: 6/27/2017 2:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Due to projected bad weather, the picnic has been postponed. New date TBA
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Educational Event with Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski | June 27, 2017 5:30PM - 6:00PM
Published: 6/27/2017 1:00:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski is a former sobriety, drug and veterans treatment court judge from Metro Detroit with a perfect trial record. She has a background in interpersonal violence, mental health and substance abuse and is a nationally acclaimed speaker.
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NOTICE of Department Relocation
Published: 6/27/2017 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Due to water damage in the basement of the Tribal Operations building, the following departments have been relocated until further notice
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Saganing Lacrosse Clinic
Published: 6/26/2017 4:00:00 PM - Recreation

Saganing Powwow Grounds 5447 Sturman Nd Standish, Ml 48658 Friday June 30th, 2017- 2 to 3:30pm. Open to All Ages
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Press Release - SELC Groundbreaking
Published: 6/26/2017 1:00:00 PM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is pleased to announce the ground-breaking ceremony for the expansion of Saganing Eagles Landing Casino.
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Curbside Collection Update
Published: 6/26/2017 11:00:00 AM - Planning

The June 23rd & June 24th curbside collection will be picked up on June 29th and June 30th. This is due to some roads being washed out from the storms last week. Granger will be rerouting their drivers this coming week.
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Press Release: FEMA trained Damage Assessment teams to assess property damage
Published: 6/26/2017 10:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Isabella County Emergency Management announces that beginning Sunday, June 25, FEMA trained Damage Assessment teams will be conducting a preliminary assessment of storm damage by going door to door in areas believed to be impacted by the recent flooding.
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Beach Ball Bingo
Published: 6/26/2017 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Monday June 26, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30pm
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Baby Celebration
Published: 6/26/2017 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

July 6, 2017 • 5:30 - 8 p.m
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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
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  • 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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