6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: 989-775-4750 • Fax: 989-775-4770
Open Mon. thru Sat. 10am - 6pm • Closed Sundays


2016

Ziibiwing Center hosts WalkingWith Our Sisters art installation focusing on missing native women

A free art exhibit featuring 1,781 pairs of moccasin vamps (tops) and 200 pairs of children’s vamps will be at the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways through May 7.

2014

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe has ancestral burial ceremony

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigm{, partnering '"rith the Michigan Anishinaabek Cultural Preservation and Repatriation Alliance, hosted an Anishinabe Ancestral Repatriation Observance ceremony to repatriate the human remains of a Native American from Ionia County.

Tribe names historical preservation officer

Walking through exhibits at the Ziibiwing Center in Isabella County, Charmaine Shawana takes a personal road down memory lane.

Ziibiwing Center opens new Indian Boarding School exhibit

The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways, 6650 E. Broadway St. in Mt. Pleasant, recently opened a new exhibit focusing on the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School.

2008

Volunteers clean up Chippewa burial ground in Gaines Township

Along with 30 other volunteers, Laura Horton spent Oct. 25 cleaning up the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's burial ground off of Seymour Road and helping to preserve the piece of local history.


A walk through history: Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Midwest Living magazine calls the Ziibiwing Cultural Center the Midwest's top American Indian museum.


Man recalls time at Indian School in 1920s

John Crampton, member of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, still remembers the days when he attended the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial School at age 6.


Native American bones found in Flint

Three Native American Chippewa Tribe bands roamed Michigan back when America was known as "the New World."


Chippewa tribe asks 'U' to return remains, relics

At yesterday's meeting of the University's Board of Regents, members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan asked the University to return hundreds of sets of human remains and relics they say belong to their ancestors.

2006

'Telling Our Story' reclaims tribal history

When I was a boy, two frequent relatives in my grandparents' home were my grandfather, Levi Whitepigeon's sister and husband, Lena and Jim Strong. They would come to visit on their way to and from the Isabella Indian Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

2005

Ziibiwing Center hosts program on maple syrup traditions

Anita Heard talks about her family's history in collecting maple syrup Saturday during a seminar hosted by the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways.


2004

Tell their story - Saginaw Chippewa's to open cultural museum and center

You enter from the east because that is the tradition of an Anishinabe teaching lodge. The front door of the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways seems to open from beneath a giant white wigwam.

Mount Pleasant facility chronicles mid-Michigan tribe

After years of planning, the history of the first people of mid-Michigan has been built into the architecture of the new, $10 million Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways.