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The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council

The Tribal Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation. To help achieve our communications goals, we provide links to recent press releases, important documents, and other information that may be of interest to Tribal members. Come back to this site often to keep up with important events and activities of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

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)


Council News

Candidate List for 2017 SCIT Primary Election
Published: 9/12/2017 8:00:00 AM - Council

The Tribal Clerk's Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has released the names of sixty-six eligible candidates to run for the 2017 Tribal Council Primary Election on October 10, 2017.
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A Message From Tribal Chief, Frank J. Cloutier
Published: 3/1/2016 4:00:00 PM - Council

CALL TO ACTION: The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan is urging its membership and friends to contact their senators and demand that they hold hearings regarding the President’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Tribal Council and Tribal Court officials host historic meeting with Isabella County Judges
Published: 2/11/2016 2:00:00 PM - Council

On Feb 9, the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court was the place to view another chapter in Tribal history as the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council and SCIT Tribal Court officials met with elected judges from the Isabella County Trial Court.
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2% Distribution Applications

All 2% applicants must be from a local governing agency or public school within the Tribally identified 2% distribution area.