Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Lawsuit Information


The Walloon Lake Association is providing links to articles published regarding this action. This is in an effort to keep our membership up to date on the current suit, LTBB of Odawa Indians vs. State of Michigan.

August 16, 2019


February 1, 2019


August 22, 2018

NPR – A federal lawsuit over reservation boundaries pits tribe against its Northern Michigan neighbors

August 17, 2018

Letter to Governor Snyder from LTBB – Published in Petoskey News Review

Emmet County Property Owners Announcement 

August 16, 2018

George Ash Summary – Guest Speaker Annual WLA Meeting August 9, 2018

July 9, 2018

LTBB vs. Snyder – Litigation Update

August 8, 2017

Below is a link to an article “Hidden Reservation” by Tom Beaman, illustrated by Craig Larotonda, written in the July-August issue of DBUSINESS


August 3, 2017

Below is a link to the presentation slides from the WLA LTBB Town Hall.

Town Hall Slides

February 24, 2017

Below are two links to opinion pieces published in the February 22, 2017 Petoskey News Review.

Tribal Chairwoman Letter

ECLA Attorney Letter

January 31, 2017

Below is a link to an article (pdf) published in the January 23, 2016 Petoskey News Review.

Article Here

January 6, 2017

Below is a link to an article published in the December 25, 2016 Detroit Free Press.

Article Here

November 1, 2016

Below is a link to an article, published on on October 27, 2016.

Article Here