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

Sasiwaans Immersion School Open Enrollment
Published: 5/4/2016 1:00:00 PM - Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Department

Beginning June 1st—June 31st Sasiwaans will have open enrollment and will be accepting new student applications.
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Sasiwaans Summer Program
Published: 5/4/2016 1:00:00 PM - Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Department

June 13,-July 14, 2016
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Medicine Wheel Teachings
Published: 5/2/2016 3:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Memorial Walk by Nami Migizi Nangwiihgan & The Victims of Crime Program
Published: 4/30/2016 9:00:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

Friday April 30, 2016 | 11 a.m. | Farmers Market Pavilion
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Menopause and Beyond
Published: 4/29/2016 1:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Friday, May 6 - 12 - 3 p.m.
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Tribal Community Activities May 2016
Published: 4/28/2016 3:00:00 PM - Public Relations

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Jake and Mary Pine Traditional Practitioner Shingwuak
Published: 4/26/2016 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

May 5th 7 6th - 8am to 5pm Seventh Generation Program.
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Upcoming 7th Gen Events
Published: 4/22/2016 1:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Traditional Healers, Medicine Wheel teachings and Drum Workshops for May
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Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort received two bomb threats
Published: 4/22/2016 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

All SECR properties are open and operating at this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter.
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2016 Community Earth Day Clean-Up
Published: 4/22/2016 8:00:00 AM - Housing Dept.

The weather is warming up and what better way to start off the summer than by Cleaning Up our Reservation! All are welcome to join us on Friday, April 22nd from 11:00am-2:00pm.
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Jake and Mary Pine
May 5 & 6
8am to 5pm
Blood Drive
April 26
10:30am-4:30 pm
Memorial Walk
April 30
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Events for May
  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey