Tag Archives: Frank Ettawageshik

2011 Great Lakes Water Quality Biennial Meeting Oct. 12-14

The conference, sponsored by the International Joint Commission, is happening at Wayne State University next week. Registration is still open. The event is free, though people can purchase a $50 food ticket. Vice President Al Gore is the keynote speaker, … Continue reading

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Michigan Indian Law Day Agenda (UPDATED) — April 2

University of Michigan NALSA 2010 Indian Law Day Schedule Looking Inward: Tribal Governance Blessing 1:00 – 1:10 Joseph Brave-Heart Keynote Speaker 1:10 -1:40 Frank Ettawageshik Former Tribal Chairman, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Tribal Constitutions 1:45 – 2:25 … Continue reading

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News Coverage of Laura Spurr’s Memorial Service

From the Battle Creek Enquirer (follow the link for pictures): Funeral is a celebration of Laura Spurr’s life Trace Christenson • The Enquirer • February 28, 2010 Amid eagle feathers and flowers, mourners celebrated the life Saturday of Laura Spurr. … Continue reading

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News Article on LTBB’s Economy

From Indianz: The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan recently formed a corporation to pursue economic development opportunities. Waganakising Odawa Development, Inc. is looking at two sectors: government contracting and renewable energy. Frank Ettawageshik, the president of the … Continue reading

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In Honor of Frank Ettawageshik

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians chairman Frank Ettawageshik recently lost his bid for re-election as chairman. We wish to honor Frank’s service not only to the Little Traverse Odawak but also to all of the tribes of Michigan. … Continue reading

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LTBB Primary Election Results

From Indianz: Members of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan voted in a primary election on May 11. Incumbent chairman Frank Ettawageshik and incumbent vice chairman Bill Denemy received the most votes. They will face Ken … Continue reading

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AP: Michigan Tribes Object to Michigan Water Legislation

From the AP: TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An American Indian tribe says bills pending in the Legislature to regulate high-volume water withdrawals would violate its rights by reducing fish populations in some rivers and streams. Officials with other northern … Continue reading

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Frank Ettawageshik on CNN

From cnn.com: Shoutout AZUZ: Time for the Shoutout! From which Native American tribe was the leader Geronimo? If you think you know it, shout it out! Was it: A) Apache, B) Blackfoot, C) Cherokee or D) Dakota? You’ve got three … Continue reading

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Inland Treaty Rights on Interlochen Public Radio

Interlochen Public Radio has been filing stories on the ongoing story of Inland treaty rights. Here’s the first report, from September: Sept 9, 2007 IPR interviewed a DNR spokesperson, Frank Ettawageshik (LTBB), and Hank Bailey (GTB). Here’s a report on … Continue reading

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Inland Settlement Signed at Odawa Casino in Petoskey

From the Petoskey News Review: “Four weeks after the various governments reached an understanding of how historic treaty rights apply to tribal members’ inland fishing and hunting activities, many of their officials and staff — about 100 people in all … Continue reading

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