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Displaying items tagged: Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians

Tuesday, 11 October 2022 15:00

Feds institute 4-month delay to consider recognizing Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians will have to wait at least another four months before the tribe hears from the U.S. Department of the Interior about its petition for federal acknowledgement.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 15 June 2022 14:56

Whitmer declines to OK Little River Band of Ottawa Indians’ proposed Fruitport Twp. casino

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she is unable to approve the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians’ proposed $180 million off-reservation casino project in Fruitport Township near Muskegon. 

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 14:41

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Whitmer seeks resolution to ‘unworkable’ timeline involving two West Mich. tribes

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently appealed to the U.S. Department of the Interior for help in resolving an “unworkable” timeline as two tribes separately make economic development efforts.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 19:03

Whitmer asks Interior Dept. to solve ‘unworkable’ timeline involving pair of tribes

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer finds herself in a “particularly unworkable” situation regarding two American Indian tribes in West Michigan, Tribal Business News reports

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 18 November 2021 13:00

Senators press Interior Dept. to issue findings on Grand River Bands’ petition for federal recognition

GRAND RAPIDS — U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are calling on the Department of the Interior to swiftly issue findings on the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians’ petition for federal recognition, which has been in process for 27 years. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:56

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.

Published in Economic Development