LTBB COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line

(231) 242-1780

covidvaccine@ltbbodawa-nsn.gov

If you are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or booster please call the LTBB Health Department at 231-242-1780.

The COVID-19 vaccine is currently approved for those 5 years and up.

COVID-19 Financial Impact Relief Application

*Use this form ONLY for COVID-19 Financial Impact Relief Payment V passed on 04/05/2022

Executive Emergency Order

In coordination and consultation with Tribal Council, to protect the health and safety of Tribal citizens and the public, I declare a State of Emergency to address the COVID-19 pandemic effective immediately to remain in place until further notice. Read Full Order…

 

Please stay up to date regarding updates to our business status by checking back here and following us on Facebook. Please be well and follow all CDC best practices for protecting health during this pandemic.

Crooked Tree Wellness Clinic

(231) 242-1760

 

Crooked Tree Wellness Clinic is open and accepting patients!  Anyone who has Medicaid as primary insurance is eligible to be seen at CTWC! 

 

Appointments available for Native and non-Native people.

 

Tribal Citizens, if you have family members or friends who are on Medicaid and in need of medical services, please tell them about Crooked Tree Wellness Center.

 

Crooked Tree Wellness Center has appointments available  Monday – Thursday, 7:20 am – 4:30 pm.

Phone number is:  231-242-1760.

A Tribal History

The Tribe

On Sept. 21, 1994, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) was federally reaffirmed with the signing of Public Law 103-324. The Tribe is governed by a nine member Tribal Council who serve staggered terms. The Tribe has over 4,000 members with a large number living within Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians presently employs over 100 full and part-time employees. The historically delineated reservation area, located in the north-western part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, encompasses approximately 336 square miles of land within the two counties. The largest communities within the reservation boundaries are Petoskey, Harbor Springs, and Charlevoix.

LTBB Mission Statement

 

Being Odawa is all about freedom.  The Freedom to be a part of a people who, with integrity and pride, still have and speak our own language.  The freedom to share in common with all other Odawak the customs, culture, and spirituality of our ancestors.  The freedom we have today we will bring to the future through unity, education, justice, communication, and planning.  We will reach out to the next seven generations by holding to cultural values of Wisdom, Love, Respect, Bravery, Honesty, Humility and Truth.  We will utilize our Tribal assets to provide the necessary tools to become successful, hard-working community members who proudly represent our culture.  With these values we will move the Tribe forward.

Anishinaabemowin Interpretation of LTBB Mission Statement

 

Debendiziwin aawan maanda Odawa aawiyiing.  Geyaabi gdaa’aanaa miinwaa gdanwewmi Anishinaabemowin, maanda egishkaago’iing debendiziwin ebidgwasiing mnaadendiziwin miinwaa wiimnaadendiziyiing.  Gdabendaanaa debendiziwin kina gwaya Odawak naasaap eyaamjik, maanda naakinigewinan, maadiziwin miinwaa mnidoowaadiziwin gaanaaniigaaniijik debendamowaad. Maanda debendiziwin eyaamiing nangwa, kanamaajiidonaa niigaan ezhibezhigoyiing, kinoomaadwin, dbaakinigewin, giigidowin miinwaa naakinigewin.  Kazhiibiignaketaanaa maanda niizhwaachiing bimaadiziwin waabii’aamigak mjignamiing ninda mnomaadiziwinan echipiitendaakin: nbwaakaawin, zaagidwin, mnaadendamowin, aakde’ewin, gwekwaadiziwin, dbaadendiziwin miinwaa debwewin.  Kanakaazinaa ninda gdabendaaswinaanin, jimiigwe’iing nakaazwinan jimnomewzi’iing, enitaanokiijik maampii Anishinaabek enaapshkaamwaad maanda gbimaadziwinaa.  Ninda eyaamiing echipiitendaakin, mii go kina gwaya maampii enjibaad jiniigaanibizad.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Feb
6
Mon
Gaming Regulatory Commission Meeting @ 911 Spring St
Feb 6 @ 5:30 PM

All meeting held at 911 Spring St. Petoskey.

Appropriations and Finance Special Meeting
Feb 6 @ 6:00 PM

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Feb
7
Tue
Tribal Council Work Session
Feb 7 @ 9:00 AM

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Liquor and Tobacco Licensing Board Meeting
Feb 7 @ 12:30 PM

Meeting held in room 312.

Feb
8
Wed
Executive Branch Town Hall Meeting
Feb 8 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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FAMILY CULTURE NIGHT
Feb 8 @ 5:30 PM

Important Information

Latest News

12/15/2022

Vacancy – Tribal Court Chief Judge

 

*Eligibility for Appointment and Service*

  • Has attained the age of (30) years
  • Is at least one fourth (1/4) North American Indian
  • Is not a Tribal Council member, or the Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson
  • No person shall serve as Chief Judge or Associate Judge within ten (10) years of completion of a sentence or probation upon being convicted of a felony, unless such conviction has been vacated or overturned.

 

If you have an interest in the vacancy and fit the eligibility requirements please contact the Chair’s office.

Chair’s office: 231-242-1401 or Tribalchair@ltbbodawa-nsn.gov

Chimiigwech

01/09/2023

Help Environmental Services prioritize water quality work!

In order to serve the LTBB community the best we can, we want to make sure that we are looking at waters and issues that are important to you. From January 9nd until February 13th, Environmental Services is hosting a survey for enrolled LTBB citizens to answer those questions and guide our efforts moving forward.

 

Find the survey at the link below. Prefer a paper version? Paper copies of the survey will be available at the Natural Resources Department and for mailing upon request. All responses will be completely anonymous. To make things more interesting, we will be giving away reusable bags, dinnerware, and Nibiish Naagdowen posters. Winners will be randomly selected.

 

Winners will be selected on February 14th and the prizes will be mailed within a month of the ending date.

 

Survey: https://forms.gle/4y5LioWGT1kEVRau7

  • During this time when Aki/ Mother Earth is resting we are told that those of the Spirit World are closer to us and sharing those teachings with us. During this time of deep sleep our dreams are manifested to provide a deeper understanding of who we are as Anishinaabe people and provide clarity of our purpose here. Please have a safe month and stay safe and well.

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  • Aanii all, a Special Appropriations and Finance Committee Meeting will be held February 6, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving the approximate amount of the General Fund Balance and the anticipated amount of revenue that may be utilized to formulate the budget and to provide to Tribal Council the Committee’s recommendation of Governmental Branches allocation amounts. Please see the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Web Meetings Calendar for Zoom Meeting information. The Executive is invited to attend. Corporate Charters, Gaming Authority and the Odawa Casino Resort attendance is requested.

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  • Legislative Documents for Comment.

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  • 2024 Budget Formulation Process Calendar

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  • As we begin this new year and the new cycles of Dbik Giizis, the Moon, here is a little bit of info regarding “Why 13 Moons”.



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  • The 2023 Call to Election has been mailed to all Registered Voters, along with a Candidate Nomination Application form.

    The Call to Election has also been mailed to all Tribal Citizens who are not registered to vote and who will be at least 18 years of age or older on election day, June 26, 2023, along with a Voter Registration form and a return stamped envelope.

    The Call to Election, the 2023 Elections Schedule, and all candidate forms are posted and available from both the Election Board webpage and Citizen's portal.

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