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

Mark Your Calendar - American Indian Dance
Published: 5/22/2017 3:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Awaken your Spirit! Performances 12PM, 2PM, and 4PM
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SCTC's 5th Annual Golf Outing Deadline Approaching!
Published: 5/22/2017 9:00:00 AM - Tribal College (SCTC)

Golfers, the deadline for registration is approaching and we want to make sure you are all set to golf on June 8th.
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Community Cultural Teaching & Feast
Published: 5/19/2017 1:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

At Ezhibiigaadek Asin (the Sanilac Petroglyphs site near Cass City, MI)
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Jams and Jelly Preserving workshop
Published: 5/18/2017 2:00:00 PM - Tribal College (SCTC)

Join MSU Extension, Nimkee clinic, and SCTC Extension for Jams and Jelly Preserving on May 23, 3-5PM at Nimkee Public Health Kitchen.
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Drums Out - Canceled Tonight 5/18/2017
Published: 5/18/2017 10:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday Nights | 6 to 8 pm | 7th Generation Blue House Due to Dan’s graduation from Tribal College “Drums Out” is cancelled for tonight, see you next week
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Summer Fun Friday Challenge
Published: 5/18/2017 8:00:00 AM - Recreation

Recreation is inviting all Tribal Youth to Sign up for this Year’s Summer Fun Friday Challenge. Plenty of opportunities for Summer Fun, sign up now because it is on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Attached is the registration forms and flyer.
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Tuesday Night Bass Fishing
Published: 5/18/2017 8:00:00 AM - Recreation

We have some questions to be answered at the Fishermen’s Meeting. This is your opportunity to bring up what new things you would like to change for this year’s fishing league. I have a couple new ideas and will be presenting them then and would like your opinion because this is your league.
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SCTC Summer Business Workshops
Published: 5/17/2017 4:00:00 PM - Tribal College (SCTC)

Session dates: May 31, June 7, 14, 21 & 28
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Saginaw Chippewa Pow Wow " Honoring Our Protectors"
Published: 5/17/2017 3:00:00 PM - Annual Powwow

Grand Entry Friday: 7 p.m. | Saturday: Noon & 7 p.m. | Sunday: Noon
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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 May 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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  • Our Final Journey