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

After School Workouts
Published: 9/21/2016 3:00:00 PM - Public Relations

5:30 - 7 pm | Eagles Nest Tribal Gym
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Lacrosse Practice Schedule Change
Published: 9/21/2016 3:00:00 PM - Public Relations

Every Thursday 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Medicine Wheel Teachings 9/20/2016
Published: 9/20/2016 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Tuesday | September 20, 2016 | 5pm - 8pm
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Fall Feast - Thursday, October 13th 2016 - 6PM - 8PM
Published: 9/19/2016 3:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

The Fall Feast will take place on Thursday, October 13th 2016 at the Elijah Elk Cultural Building from 6PM to 8PM
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Public Law 93-638 Training Information
Published: 9/19/2016 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Feb. 22-24, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
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Eagle Feather - Cleansing, Honoring, and Feasting October 19-21 2016
Published: 9/16/2016 3:00:00 PM - 2% Distributions

Eagle Feather - Cleansing, Honoring, and Feasting takes place from October 19th to 21st. Read more for details
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Request for Proposals: Biological Inventory
Published: 9/16/2016 1:00:00 PM - Planning

The Tribe will be hiring consultants to conduct baseline biological inventories in order to document species presence on prioritized Tribal lands.
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The Art of Basketry Workshop - October 24th-28th 2016
Published: 9/15/2016 4:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

The Art of Basketry Workshop featuring Kelly Church will take place on October 24th-28th 2016.
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SCIT Housing Webcast - September 15, 2016
Published: 9/15/2016 10:00:00 AM - Housing Dept.

Topic is “cell phones, what you’re not utilizing and how to save money” . Live Webcast starts at 12:15pm
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Medicine Wheel Teachings Rescheduled
Published: 9/14/2016 1:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

September 14th's Medicine Wheel Teachings have been re-scheduled for next week, Tuesday, September 20th - 5pm to 8pm.
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