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Fletcher Paper on “Tribal Justice Systems”

I drafted a paper titled “Tribal Justice Systems” for the Allegheny College Undergraduate Conference “Democracy Realized? The Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement” and posted it on SSRN. You can download here. Here is the abstract: This short paper is … Continue reading

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Written Testimony in SCIA Hearing on Trust Land Acquisition Delays

From SCIA: Panel 1 MR. GEORGE SKIBINE Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC Accompanied by: MS. VICKI FORREST, Deputy Bureau Director for Trust Services, Ll.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC … Continue reading

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SCIA Hearing on Trust Acquisitions — Witness List

From the SCIA (there might be a typo down there… 🙂): Panel 1 MR. GEORGE SKIBINE Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC Accompanied by: MS. VICKI FORREST, Deputy Bureau Director for … Continue reading

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Jaime Barrientoz on a Part-Time GTB Council

From Indianz: A member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians says the tribal council should only serve part time. Jaime Barrientoz thinks the chairman position should remain a full-time job. But the other six members of … Continue reading

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LRB Sturgeon Release in Manistee River

From the Chicago Tribune: MANISTEE, Mich. – A Northern Michigan Indian tribe is releasing young sturgeon into the Big Manistee River on Saturday to help restore the ancient fish in the Great Lakes region. It’s the sixth year that the Little … Continue reading

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Little River Band May Enter Into Law Enforcement Cooperative Agreement with City of Manistee

From Indianz: The city council in Manistee, Michigan, voted in favor of a mutual aid agreement with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. The tribe is offering its officers free of charge. The city police chief said the service … Continue reading

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GTB Chair Derek Bailey on the White House Consultation

From Indianz: Derek Bailey, the chairman of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, was among dozens of tribal leaders who attended listening sessions at the White House on Monday. Bailey, who has served on the tribal council … Continue reading

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GTB Plans for Winery

From Indianz: The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan might get into the wine business. The tribe conducted a $104,000 feasibility study to determine whether to start a vineyard and winery. “We’re looking at different economic … Continue reading

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TV Coverage of Grand Traverse Band Revenue Sharing Projects

From GTB Chairman Derek Bailey (Bailey Blast July 31 2009): This past Wednesday, July 29th, the 7&4 News channel did an excellent feature story on the Grand Traverse Band’s recent 2% allocation. The positive message is a necessary reminder of … Continue reading

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GTB Chairman Meets with Pres. Obama During Last Week’s Michigan Visit

Here are the details — Tribal Chairman Email Blast Wk ending 071709

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