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:) Bill Federico, Theresa Jackson, Louanna Bruner, Sergeant-at-Arms Kenny Sprague, Treasurer Craig Graveratte, Sub-Chief Julius S. Peters, Chief Ronald F. Ekdahl, Secretary Frank J. Cloutier, Chaplain Diana Quigno-Grundahl, Lindy Hunt, Jennifer L. Wassegijig and Ron Nelson

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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

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Docket for the week of January 20, 2020
Published: 1/17/2020 11:30:00 AM - Court Dockets

Docket for the week of January 20, 2020
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Give Kids a Smile
Published: 1/17/2020 9:34:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

Save the Date: Feb. 7, 2020 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Nimkee Clinic
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Anishinabe Performance Circle
Published: 1/16/2020 2:57:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

January 28, 2020 from 5:30-6:30pm at Ziibiwing.
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Lunch & Learn Film Screening Feb. 7
Published: 1/16/2020 2:53:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Friday, February 7, 2020 from 12:10pm-12:50pm At ZIiibiwing
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Collection Showing Feb 1-8
Published: 1/16/2020 2:47:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10am - 3pm • FREE & OPEN to the PUBLIC
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Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls
Published: 1/15/2020 11:37:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Next Meeting: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 | 5:30p | Ziibiwing Center
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Feast Plate Workshop
Published: 1/13/2020 4:35:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Jan. 22 & 23, 2020 from 5 - 8 p.m. | 7th Generation
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Baby Celebration
Published: 1/13/2020 4:32:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. | Seventh Generation
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Storytelling at Seventh Generation
Published: 1/10/2020 11:48:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 from 3 - 6 p.m. | 7th Generation Ceremonial Building
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Docket for the week of January 13, 2020
Published: 1/9/2020 4:56:00 PM - Court Dockets

Docket for the week of January 13, 2020
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