American Indian Activist, Poet John Trudell Dies At 69John Trudell, a poet and actor who spoke for American Indian protesters during the 1969 Alcatraz Island occupation and later headed the American Indian Movement, has died.
Appeals Court Clears Way For Lansing Tribal CasinoAn Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.
Bones Found In 1981 Are Native American In OriginAuthorities have determined that human remains found in a mid-Michigan family's yard in 1981 are Native American in origin and may be 1,000 or more years old.
Tribe Loses Court Decision Over Lansing CasinoA federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.
Remains At Road Work Site IDed As Native American Officials say human remains found at the site of a road resurfacing project in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula have been identified as being those of American Indians.
Michigan Man Sentenced For Selling Eagle FeathersA 21-year-old Manistee man has been sentenced to probation, community service and a $2,500 fine for illegally selling eagle feathers.
Attorney General Sues Over Lansing CasinoMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is attempting to block plans for a $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing.
Sault Tribe Members Approve Lansing Casino PlanMembers of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have approved a proposal to seek federal permission to open a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing, the tribe announced Thursday.
Tribe Considers Recognizing Same-Sex MarriagesThe Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians' tribal council is considering a constitutional amendment that would recognize same-sex marriages.
Lansing City Council Gives OK To Proposed CasinoThe Lansing City Council has voted to move forward with a proposed $245 million tribal casino in Michigan's capital city.
Plans Call For Casino In Downtown LansingA $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.