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.
A 21-year-old Manistee man has been sentenced to probation, community service and a $2,500 fine for illegally selling eagle feathers.
Plans for a $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing are moving forward, with city officials announcing a land-purchase agreement with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
The remains of about 120 Native Americans that were housed at two museums are expected to be buried at a cemetery in mid-Michigan.
A federal grand jury has charged a central Michigan man with assaulting a 4-year-old boy weeks before his remains were found buried and badly burned.
An Isabella County man has been charged in the assault of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son, who was found dead Thursday on an American Indian Reservation.
The Department of Natural Resources says two 19th century treaties allow tribes in Michigan to establish their own fishing regulations