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MT. PLEASANT, MICHIGAN - A day of celebration is slated for today in at the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan called "Home Coming Boundary Celebration."
This annual Homecoming Community Meeting will commemorate the December 17, 2010 federal court ruling that recognized the Isabella Indian Reservation that reinforced the Treaties of 1855 and 1864.
The event will take place at the Tribe's Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort's Entertainment Hall. Doors open at 10:00 am and lunch will be served promptly at 12 noon.
“This is a great victory for the Tribal Members of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and another solid step in reaffirming our sovereign rights,”
declared Chief Dennis V. Kequom of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan.
A short celebration program will begin at 1:00 pm. Guests speakers will include: Chief Dennis V. Kequom, former Chiefs Audrey Falcon and Fred Cantu. Other guest speakers include Sean Reed, tribal legal department, Bill Szotkowski, Jacobson & Buffalo Law Firm, and a special speaker from the US Department of Justice.
posted August 4, 2011 6:00 am edt
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