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


Contact:
Stefanie Griffin, Sales & Events Coordinator • SGriffin@sagchip.org
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways
6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858
Phone 989.775.4744 • Fax 989.775.4770 • www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing

For Immediate Release - February 18, 2011

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan  The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways will open a new changing exhibition entitled, "Indigital: Reflections of a Tribal Community," on Saturday, March 5 with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at 12pm. The exhibit grand opening is free and open to the public.

Bear witness to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan's diverse and dynamic cultural heritage. Flash on the sights of our indigenous society as seen through the lens of the Ziibiwing Center's Photography Club Members and pulse to the sound of an ethno-techno beat in our new changing exhibition.

"Indigital: Reflections of a Tribal Community," is more than just a pictorial display - the exhibition captures artistic fleeting moments of a fast-paced world. Behold the spectacle of digital images of Tribal life that reflect a modern world while embodying the essence of Anishinabe culture and ideals. The exhibit will be interactive and showcases a collection of printed and digital imagery of the tribal members, descendants, employees, and events of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. "Indigital" will be on display and is complimentary with admission to the Diba Jimooyung, permanent exhibit through October 1, 2011.

The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways in Mount Pleasant, Mich. is the Midwest's Premier American Indian Museum. Established in 2004, the Ziibiwing Center is a distinctive treasure created to provide an enriched, diversified, and culturally relevant educational experience through its award-winning Diba Jimooyung (Telling Our Story) permanent exhibit, changing exhibits, research center, Ojibwe language immersion room, gift shop, and meeting rooms. The Ziibiwing Center is a non-profit cultural center and museum belonging to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan who also own Michigan's only four diamond casino resort, the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino located in Standish, Mich. www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing

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