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Tribal Observer Issue: April 16, 2002

Artists needed for annual art market

Ziibiwing Cultural Society officials are inviting Native artists to participate in the Third Annual Indigenous Peoples Art Market on Oct. 11-13 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort.

Procedural reminders given in regard to percapita

Tribal Council approved a change in the per capita policy on Feb. 22 which allows members to increase their federal tax withholding.

A&W to open sometime in May

The Leaton Road sign at Sagamok Shell has an optimistic message posted for those who are anticipating the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s latest business endeavor: “Coming soon A & W.”

Annual report due May 4

About 500 Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan members have failed to return their annual reports to the Tribal Clerk’s Office with a May 4 deadline nearing.

Expo provides education about diabetes while promoting prevention

Diabetes education and prevention efforts were promoted by the Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center staff during the Second Annual Diabetes Expo on April 9 at the Soaring Eagle Ballroom.

Atheletes sought

The Saginaw Chippewa Parks & Recreation staff is looking for Tribal athletes between the ages of 8 and 18.

Tribal schools part of country-wide emergency response program

Creating a partnership for maximum school safety has local community members implementing an emergency response program on the Isabella Reservation.

Tip hotline established

A tip hot line has been established so community members can alert Tribal Police to illegal or suspicous activities on the Isabella Reservation.