Displaying items tagged: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
Biden administration taps former U.P. tribal leader to head up Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Biden administration on Thursday nominated former Bay Mills Indian Community Chairperson Bryan Newland to the top leadership position for the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Michigan tribes awarded $14.8M in federal affordable housing funds
Twelve Native American tribes in Michigan received $14.8 million in Indian Housing Block Grant funds for affordable housing projects, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday.
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.
Michigan tribes awarded $4.5 million in COVID-19 funding from HUD
Michigan’s 12 federally recognized Native American tribes have been awarded $4.5 million in block grants for affordable housing activities to protect the health and safety of their tribal citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan tribes awarded $15 million in HUD grants for affordable housing
Twelve Michigan-based Native American tribes will receive nearly $15 million in federal grants to support affordable housing for their communities.
Soaring Eagle Casino to undergo $26.5 million renovation
The Tribal Council of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan has unanimously approved a decision to renovate its Mt. Pleasant casino.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Tribes invest in economic diversification via M&A, real estate deals
Across West Michigan, Native American tribes have started to hang out their own shingle in enterprises that move them away from the familiar tribal-owned casino.