Tribal Observer Issue: August 15, 2005
The Tribal Council is committed to keeping the Reservation a clean and sanitary place for its members, employees and guests. To that end, they have decided to provide curbside trash pick up, as a free service, for the members living on lease lots and HUD lots.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police officers recently responded to the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort for a suspicious package complaining that was eventually determined to be an empty box.
Steps were taken on July 28 by casino security, surveillance and area police departments to ensure the safety of the patrons and employees. Tribal Police were also assisted by the Northern Michigan Canine Service and the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad Unit.
All final drug test results must be returned to the Tribal Clerk no later than one day prior to the approved date for the posting of the candidate list for the general election. For special elections, drug test results must be returned to the Tribal Clerk no later than one day prior to the approved date for the posting of the candidate list for the special election.
In February 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended a vaccine for adolescents, teens and college freshmen to prevent menigococcal disease.
The rain stopped just long enough for the open house and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan’s Residential Substance Abuse Center and Domestic Violence Shelter to take place outdoors on Aug. 4.
Thousands of powwow-goers visited the Isabella Reservation during Aug. 5-7 for the 21st Annual Saginaw Chippewa Powwow under the theme, “Honor Our Ancestors.”