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The Tribe also invites the interested public to join them for the Recommitment to the Earth Ceremony to be held on October 12 at 12pm at the Tribe'â€™s Nibokaan Ancestral Cemetery. The cemetery was established in 1995 for the explicit purpose of reburying repatriated Native American ancestral remains and associated funerary objects. The Nibokaan Cemetery is located on the Saginaw Chippewa's Isabella Indian Reservation, behind the Tribal Campground located at 7525 E. Tomah Rd., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. A Journey Feast will conclude the ancestral ceremonies and protocols to be held at 4pm on October 12 at the Elijah Elk Cultural Center Ceremonial Building, 7957 E. Remus Rd., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways in Mount Pleasant, Mich. is the Midwest's Premier American Indian Museum. Established in 2004, the Ziibiwing Center is a distinctive treasure created to provide an enriched, diversified and culturally relevant educational experience through its award-winning Diba Jimooyung (Telling Our Story) permanent exhibit, changing exhibits, research center, Ojibwe language immersion room, gift shop and meeting rooms. The Ziibiwing Center is a non-profit cultural center and museum belonging to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan who also own Michigan's only four diamond casino resort, the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino located in Standish, Michigan.
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