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There are twelve federally recognized Native American tribes in Michigan. While culturally related, Michigan’s tribes are entirely separate and each has sovereignty – the authority to self-govern. Tribal courts resolve civil, criminal, and other legal matters within their jurisdiction.
“If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” Michigan’s official state motto holds many truths – our state is a land of great splendors. Full of natural beauty, historical importance, and a talented, resourceful population, Michigan has it all. Our state services support residents, businesses, and visitors to the Great Lakes state.
Balancing a rewarding career with the ability to have a high-quality lifestyle is important. In Michigan, you can have both. If you’re interested in a career that allows you to make a difference, check out the state of Michigan career portal for a list of current openings in state government.