Share This:

Tribal Observer Issue: July 1, 2004

Yearly walk to honor sober lifestyles

The annual event pays homage to sobriety and those whose lives have been impacted by alcohol and drugs.

Freedom Walk 2004 will take place Aug. 7 in conjunction with the 20th Annual Little Elk’s Retreat Powwow. Registration opens at 7 a.m. in the Tribal Gymnasium, followed by a breakfast 30 minutes later. Speakers will share their insight from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and then the walk will commence to the powwow grounds.

Speaker dedicated to higher education

A proponent of American Indian rights who helped pave the way for the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver told participants at the Eagle Spirit Acheivement Awards on June 25 that higher education is a way to better themselves.

Check deduction options pave the way for campaign participation

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan members and employees wishing to participate in the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways’ campaigns can now have payments deducted from their payroll or per capita checks

Summer program employs about 50 community youth

Several Saginaw Chippewa Tribal youth are participating in this year’s Summer Youth Corps Program. The annual seasonal program is a chance for the youth ages 14-18 to obtain job experience with various Tribal departments.

Council recall lawsuit dismissed by chief judge

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court recently dismissed a lawsuit concerning the recall of four Tribal Council members.