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After 27 years, Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians continues fight for federal recognition
GRAND RAPIDS — One would be hard pressed to deny the existence of the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians, whose ancestors were signatories of numerous agreements with the federal government, starting in 1795 with the Treaty of Greenville.
Pandemic deals major financial, cultural blow to Michigan tribes
More than four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan’s 12 federally recognized tribes have fared better from a health care perspective than many other Native American tribes nationally.
Casino closures make case for Michigan tribes’ further economic diversification
In mid March of this year, all 24 of Michigan’s tribally operated casinos fell silent, their more than 22,280 slot machines spitting out their final paydays for lucky patrons or taking one last injection of cash for the house.
INDIAN COUNTRY: Tribes grapple with how to approach cannabis economically, legally
Native American tribes that want to participate in Michigan’s fledgling cannabis industry face many bureaucratic hurdles.
Niche law firm relocates HQ to downtown GR
GRAND RAPIDS — A niche law firm plans to relocate its Michigan headquarters to downtown, MiBiz has learned.