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

Peter Anthony Compo
Published: 10/26/2016 3:00:00 PM - Final Journey

Funeral Services for Pete will be held at Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Gym on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Denver Township Cemetery.
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REGISTRATION CLOSED - Traditional Skirt Teaching and Making Workshop
Published: 10/25/2016 4:00:00 PM - Tribal College (SCTC)

Teaching and Making with Judy Pamp
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Joel James Dennis
Published: 10/25/2016 2:00:00 PM - Final Journey

Funeral services are planned for Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11 am from Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home-PINCONNING CHAPEL with Pastor Devin Chisholm presiding with burial in Pinconning Township Cemetery.
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Daniel James "Dan" Rodriguez
Published: 10/25/2016 2:00:00 PM - Final Journey

Funeral Services for Dan will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Friday, October 28, at 2 p.m. with Benjamen Evers officiating.
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Native American Heritage Month
Published: 10/25/2016 1:00:00 PM - Tribal College (SCTC)

November 2016
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Annual Veterans' Feast
Published: 10/25/2016 1:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

November 12, 2016 | 6pm - 10pm | Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort Ballroom
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Karen L. Clarchick
Published: 10/25/2016 8:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Karen was born to Robert and Erma (Fansler) Abraham on April 13, 1957, In Wyandotte, Michigan.
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Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center Goes PINK
Published: 10/24/2016 8:00:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center went PINK on Friday, October 21, 2016 in honor of the "Indigenous Pink Day". This breast cancer awareness campaign is focused on bringing education and screening awareness to the American Indian/ Alaska Natives men and women.
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David Williams
Published: 10/24/2016 8:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Funeral Services for David will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 1 p.m.
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Ghost Supper
Published: 10/24/2016 8:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 | 6 - 8 p.m. | 7th Generation Elijah Elk Cultural Center | 7957 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
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SCA Parent Advisory Meeting
Wednesday, October 5th
5PM - 6PM
Feather Link Tea and Luncheon
Tuesday, October 11
11AM - 2PM
Run on the Rez
Saturday, October 17th
Eagle feather Cleansing, honoring, and feast
Wednesday October 19th - October 21st
Haunt on the Hill
Friday, October 28th
5:30PM - 8PM
  • 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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