Tribe gives out 2 percent spring disbursements


Chief Dennis V. Kequom Sr. was all smiles and felt "like Santa Claus" following the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe two percent disbursements on Thursday. This spring's disbursement of more than $2.3 million went to 11 governmental agencies and four school districts, and the amount is 10 percent less than last spring. "It was exciting, and I am glad to meet everyone today," said Kequom. "I feel like Santa Claus when I saw all the smiles.