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GTB members part of caucus creation

Issues important to Michigan’s Native American community — including environmental, educational and domestic violence concerns — are among the top priorities of the newly formed Anishinaabek Caucus. Grassroots efforts of individual Anishinaabe people from various tribes across the state culminated in the official recognition of the caucus last month within the Michigan Democratic Party.

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5/16/2019

article Grand Traverse Commissioners Dispute 2% Funding Tradition
(Michigan) -- “The Grand Traverse band has always determined who receives the money,” according to Commissioner Sonny Wheelock. Grand Traverse County...

3/12/2019

article GTB members part of caucus creation
(Michigan) -- Issues important to Michigan’s Native American community — including environmental, educational and domestic violence concerns — are...

1/26/2019

article The Last Casino Poker Hand Folding
(Michigan) -- The only remaining casino poker room between Mt. Pleasant and the Mackinac Bridge will be closing at the end of March. Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel will...
article Turtle Creek Casino to Distribute Bad Beat Jackpot in March
(Michigan) -- It was decided some time ago that the poker room inside the Turtle Creek Casino was to close, and a definitive date for the closure of that poker room has...

1/23/2019

article GT Band buys Bay Shore Steel Works
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has purchased Charlevoix-based Bay Shore Steel Works. A closing ceremony for the deal was held on...

1/21/2019

article Grand Traverse tribe's economic arm acquires Bay Shore Steel Works
(Michigan) -- A Bay Shore manufacturing business recently moved under the ownership of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians’ economic arm. Grand...

1/17/2019

article GT Band Distributes More Than $873K To Local Organizations
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians announced the distribution of $873,420 in gaming revenue allocation to local governments and...

1/14/2019

article Grand Traverse Band Looks to Diversify Revenue Streams, Create Jobs With Purchase of Manufacturing Co.
(Michigan) -- A Bay Shore steel manufacturer is keeping its original name but is now officially under new, unique ownership. Grand Traverse Economic Development, a...

11/6/2018

article GTB reasserts authority over non-native domestic abusers
(Michigan) -- Non-natives who commit domestic violence against members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians may now find themselves being charged,...

11/4/2018

article Probate judge races heat up
(Michigan) -- Voters task probate court judges with settling arguments. Local probate court judge candidates levy their own against each other in hopes of becoming the...

10/29/2018

article Northern Michigan tribe hosts candidate forum; Republicans fail to show
(Michigan) -- A northern Michigan Indigenous tribe hosted its own political town hall in preparation for the upcoming elections. The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and...

7/29/2018

article GT Band announces two percent allocation recipients
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band announced the 38 applicants that will receive their two percent allocation. Twice a year the band is required to give two percent...

7/28/2018

article GT Band Distributes Nearly $702K To Local Organizations
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians announced the distribution of nearly $702,000 in gaming revenue allocation to local governments...

7/27/2018

article GT Band Distributes Nearly $702K To Local Organizations
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians announced the distribution of nearly $702,000 in gaming revenue allocation to local governments...

7/8/2018

article Grand Traverse Band Sets New Economic Development Course
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians, already one of the region’s economic powerhouses, has a big new goal: contracting with the...

6/7/2018

article Grand Traverse Band, students partner to plant traditional Native American garden
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians is teaming up with a northern Michigan school to grow the student's knowledge of ancient...

4/7/2018

article Chairman survives recall effort
(Michigan) -- Thurlow “Sam” McClellan says he’s learned to take the hits and keep right on moving. McClellan will remain chairman of the Grand Traverse...

4/6/2018

article Tribal chairman fends off recall attempt
(Michigan) -- The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will keep his job. Tribal Chairman Sam McClellan was the target of a recall election...

3/31/2018

article Grand Traverse Band chairman faces recall after opposing new casino
(Michigan) -- The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is facing a recall next month after questioning plans for a new casino in Michigan....

3/27/2018

article Casino dispute leads to recall effort against tribal chairman
(Michigan) -- Members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will vote in a tribal election next week. They will be choosing candidates for the tribal...
article Grand Traverse Band chairman faces recall after opposing new casino
(Michigan) -- The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is facing a recall next month after questioning plans for a new casino in Michigan....

3/24/2018

article Grand Traverse Band arrests non-Indian for sexual assault at casino
(Michigan) -- A non-Indian man in Michigan is facing numerous charges after being accused of sexual assault at the casino owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and...

2/28/2018

article Maple syrup production season begins in northern Michigan
(Michigan) -- Spring is right around the corner and that means it's time to get out your spiles and start tapping trees for sap. While the season usually starts in...

2/23/2018

article Casino plans cause controversy among GT Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians council
(Michigan) -- A new six-story hotel and casino with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is set to break ground in Leelanau County this spring, but...

7/5/2017

article 'It speaks of us': Grand Traverse Band celebrates Heritage Day
(Michigan) -- Blazing sun, full tribal regalia and a packed crowd didn't stop Jasmyne Antoine-Jackson from dancing her best. Antoine-Jackson, 15, danced her way...

1/30/2017

article Lawsuit follows failed recall
(Michigan) -- A single letter and one word comprise an argument that ended a recall effort led against a local tribal council member. Former Grand Traverse Band of...

10/27/2016

article GT Band Purchases Acme Development; Trust Status Next?
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians has become the outright owner of the Grand Traverse Town Center development on M-72 in Acme, and...

10/26/2016

article Backlash on Tribal project
(Michigan) -- A political fight over economic development is brewing in Peshawbestown. Members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) say the...
article Grand Traverse Community Celebrates Native American Marker Tree
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse County community celebrated a mark of history Tuesday. The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians awarded Grand Traverse...

8/24/2016

article Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians gives thousands to local organizations
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has announced the distribution of $722,692.68 of gaming revenue allocation to local organizations....

7/6/2016

article Commissioners Approve Vet Millage, Dropping Trust Appeal
(Michigan) -- Grand Traverse County commissioners Wednesday approved placing a millage on the ballot this fall to support veteran services, and agreed to drop a federal...

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