An Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.
Authorities 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.
Underrepresented minorities comprise approximately 30 percent of the United States population, but only 10 percent are college educated in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A Wayne State University study recently funded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science aims to change these statistics.
“It’s a sign of the times,” said Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum.
Two men became spouses Friday during a ceremony at a northern Michigan Indian reservation after the tribal chairman signed a measure approving same-sex marriage.
The chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe says he’ll sign a same-sex marriage bill Friday, then preside at the wedding of two men.
A federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has filed a complaint asking to ban the use of American Indian mascots and imagery in K-12 school because it denies equal rights to American Indian students.
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.
Anthony Bennett has been in custody on another charge since Carnel Chamberlain’s remains were found in June at a home on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian reservation.