Tag Archives: Derek Bailey

GTB’s Derek Bailey: “Protect Our Sacred Water”

Here. An excerpt: AS RESPECTED TRIBAL ELDER AND FORMER TRIBAL CHAIRMAN (LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY BANDS OF ODAWA INDIANS) FRANK ETTAWAGESHIK ONCE STATED, “THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT DEFINING ELEMENT OF THE PLACE WE LIVE, WHAT MAKES THIS PLACE UNIQUE IN THE … Continue reading

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Derek Bailey Appears to Have Lost the Dem. Primary for the 101st State House Seat

Here are the unofficial returns. Benzie County went to Derek Bailey over Alan O’Shea 727-294. Leelanau County went to Bailey 782-513. Mason County went to O’Shea 418-257. Manistee County went to O’Shea 1449 to 635.  

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IPR on Derek Bailey Campaign for State House

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Fixing Carcieri for Michigan

Fixing Carcieri for Michigan Matthew L.M. Fletcher Congressional action to correct the Supreme Court’s decision in Carcieri v. Salazar would cost American taxpayers nothing and would be an enormous win for Michigan tribes and the Michigan economy. Carcieri, a decision … Continue reading

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GTB Chairman Bailey to Run for Congress

Here. An excerpt: Peshawbestown, Mich.— The campaign to represent northern Michigan’s 1st Congressional District is expected to gain a new candidate this weekend. Derek Bailey, tribal chairman of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, will announce his … Continue reading

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Northern Express Profile of GTB Chairman Derek Bailey

Here is the article. An excerpt: Chairman Derek Bailey of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) recently postponed a family getaway to the Upper Peninsula to speak at a memorial service. These constant schedule changes and … Continue reading

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GTB Chair to Attend World Education Expo

Article here. An excerpt:  Representing a five-county region of Northwest Michigan, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Chairman Derek Bailey will participate in the 2011 World Forum on Early Care and Education. The event will be held … Continue reading

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Leelanau Enterprise Interview with Derek Bailey

Here: Leelanau Enterprise Interview with Derek Bailey

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Derek Bailey on Michigan Intergovernmental Relations

From the Traverse City Record-Eagle: This past October, at the Great Lakes Bioneers conference held at Northwestern Michigan College, I participated in a presentation with Traverse City Mayor Chris Bzdok. Our presentation focused on “Participating in Governance,” and throughout our … Continue reading

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GTB & Derek Bailey Look Back on 2010

News article (and video) here, via Pechanga: TRAVERSE CITY, MI — Tribal Chairman Derek Bailey looks back at 2010 with appreciation. For him, it’s a year that broke down barriers and allowed him to pursue his goals as a tribal … Continue reading

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