Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

7500 Odawa Circle
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231.242.1400 / 1.866.652.5822

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.

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

Latest News
07/07/2015 9:16 AM

Upcoming Meetings

Legal and Legislative Committee Meeting
9:00 AM
Council Chambers

Tribal Council Work Session
1:00 PM
Council Chambers

Ethics Committee Meeting
2:00 PM
Council Chambers

Natural Resource Commission Meeting
6:00 PM
LTBB Natural Resource Department (Elk Drawing)

Gaming Regulatory Meeting
5:30 PM
911 Spring St.

General News

Effective July 1, 2015
LTBB has installed a new security system.
To utilize government services please use the main front doors.
All other doors are locked and require key access.
Thank you for your cooperation.

LTBB Cultural Library Summer Read-a-thon
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  •Reading Log

From Legislative Corner - Per Capita - 05/21/15
Note… Scheduled to appear in July issue of Odawa Trails

LTBB Primary Election Unofficial Results - 05/13/15

Strong Heart Study targets high rate of heart disease among American Indians

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Cost to attend
All food, lodging, instructional materials, and field trip costs will be provided.
Depending on the number of students, some travel scholarships will also be provided.
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2015 Michigan Indian Family Olympics (MIFO)

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Unofficial Recall Election Results



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Harbor Springs, MI 49740
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