Tribal Observer Issue: October 1, 2005
The primary election for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan will take place Oct. 11. The following is a candidates list with incumbents recognized by an asterisk*.
Nimkee Public Health Assistant Judy Davis is collecting clean lids from Yoplait yogurt containers as an effort to find a cure.
“For each lid collected, Yoplait will donate 10 cents to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s Race for the Cure,” Davis explained.
Native Americans have used dikinaaganan, cradleboards for hundreds of years.
While individual Tribes may use different materials, designs, and shapes, the cradleboard’s function was to protect, transport, and help with the bonding process between the mother and child.