The eagle returns; the legal history of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Writing in a style accessible to general readers as well as policymakers and lawyers, Fletcher (director, Indigenous Law and Policy Center, Michigan State U.) surveys the governmental, legal, and political history of the Grand Traverse Band of northwest lower Michigan, with an emphasis on the status of the tribe both as a treaty tribe and as the first tribe recognized by the Department of the Interior.
The Eagle Returns: The Legal History of the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is the true story of a Native American group connected by ties of kindred, shared geography, and language, in their quest to legally re-establish their right of self-governance.
(141) Notably, the Grand Traverse Band Constitution
Enrolled citizen of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa
Indians and former Grand Traverse Band Assistant General Counsel.
In May, the 660-room, 900-acre Grand Traverse Resort and Spa completed Phases I and II of a three-phase, $10 million renovation program under its new owners, the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Jonathan Fowler, 36, the father of the boy and a member of the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, asked Dimkoff to overturn a previous decision and permit his son to ingest sacramental peyote with him at the Native American Church of the Morning Star.
Her two daughters, Alicia and 20-year-old Kelli, live with her in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, while her son, Edward, 17, lives on the Grand Traverse Band
reservation in northern Michigan with his dad.
Many tribes with casinos, including the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, pay their members a share of the tribe's profits.
For example, the American Indian artist Kelly Church, who is a member of the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa Chippewa, took Eastern Ojibwa as a formal course of study at the University of Michigan and compared terminology with her grandmother, who spoke Ottawa.
Marie, the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan provides a cooperative forum for 11 tribes: Bay Mills Indian Community, Hannahville Indian Community; Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Sault Ste.