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

Cancelled: Summer Fun Friday Challenge
Published: 6/23/2017 3:00:00 PM - Recreation

Due to flooding on the Chippewa River and Safety Concerns the June 24th Canoe Trip is Cancelled! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please email . Sorry for the inconvenience.
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All Day Fishing Outing Tournament Canceled
Published: 6/23/2017 10:00:00 AM - Recreation

Due to the poor weather conditions the Fishing Tournament is Cancelled! Please email for any questions, comments, or concerns
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Stone Sculpting Workshop with Jason Quigno | Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7th Generation | Waitlist
Published: 6/22/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

July 5th - August 10th | Wednesdays from 4:00PM - 8:00PM, Thursdays from 3:00PM - 8:00PM. The class is currently full and a waitlist has been started
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Anishinaabemowin & Sacred Fire Lunch
Published: 6/22/2017 10:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

June 22, 2017 from 12PM to 1PM at 7th Generation Ceremonial Building. Learn the basics of Ojibwe Language with Anishinaabe Outreach Specialist Isabelle Osawamick while enjoying a wholesome lunch at 7th Generation.
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Drums Out - Canceled Tonight 6/21/2017
Published: 6/21/2017 4:45:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday Nights | 6 to 8 pm | 7th Generation Blue House
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Summer Feast | June 21, 2017 | 5:30 - 8PM
Published: 6/21/2017 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

The 2017 Summer Feast will take place Wednesday June 21, 2017 from 5:30 - 8:00PM at the Seventh Generation building. Featuring guest speaker Lee Sprague. Everyone is welcome!
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Delores M. Stillson
Published: 6/20/2017 2:00:00 PM - Final Journey

A celebration of Delores's life will be held from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the VanZantwick Chapel in Grand Haven, MI.
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Tuesday Night Bass Fishing
Published: 6/19/2017 3:55:00 PM - Recreation

Reminder that this week is the All Day Fishing Outing Tournament. We will be at Sanford lake in Midland Michigan. $20 per person. Youth 16 and under fish for FREE.
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Youth Basketball Open Gym
Published: 6/19/2017 3:00:00 PM - Recreation

Every Wednesday Starting June 21, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the Eagles Nest Tribal Gym • Open to all youth ages 15 and under.
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National Skate Day
Published: 6/19/2017 2:00:00 PM - Recreation

Wednesday June 19th 2017.
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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 June 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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