Tag Archives: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

“Waters of the United States” Comments by Michigan Tribal Interests

CORA, GTB, and Bay Mills comments on EPA’s proposal to change the definition of “Waters of the United States.” Bay Mills-WOTUS Comments Regarding EPA-HQ-OW-2018-0149 CORA Comments WOTUS 2019 GTB 4-12-19 letter +map

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GTB and Sault Tribe Join Opiate Litigation

Here is the complaint in In re National Prescription Opiate Litigation (N.D. Ohio): GTB & Sault Tribe Complaint Here is a recent list of tribes that have joined the litigation: List of Tribes

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JoAnne Cook: “Water Is the Essence of Life”

Here, on the FLOW site. An excerpt: The Anishinaabek, who are the Indigenous people from the Great Lakes area, are born with an innate sense of our connection to everything around us. We feel the connection between us and all … Continue reading

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GTB Press Release: “Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Implements Authority to Prosecute All Persons, Including Non-Indians, for Domestic Violence”

Here: Peshawbestown, MI – During a legislative session today, the Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) enacted amendments to the Domestic Violence Ordinance authorizing tribal police and justice officials to investigate and prosecute … Continue reading

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“‘You’ve gotta do it yourself’: Grand Traverse Tribe collects sonar images of Line 5”

From Michigan Radio, here.

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GTB Tribal Court RFP

Here: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa

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Grand Traverse Band RFP: Healing to Wellness Court Evaluator

Here: 2018.02.19 RFP Evaluator (final)

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Policy Advisor/Counsel, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom … Continue reading

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GTB RFPs for ICW and Probate/Estate Planning Attorneys

Links: RFP for Indian Child Welfare Attorneys [PDF], RFP for Probate-Estate Planning Attorneys [PDF] Deadline for submissions is 5:00 P.M. Thursday, December 14, 2017.

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Grand Traverse Band Statement on the Navajo Code Talkers

GTB Statement to Honor the Navajo Code Talkers To the Editor: On behalf of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, I wish to express gratitude to the Navajo Nation’s Code Talkers for their service in World War … Continue reading

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