Tribal Court Mission

The Mission of the Gun Lake Tribal Court is to provide a justice system based on integrity, fairness and tradition while preserving Tribal Sovereignty.


About the Gun Lake Tribal Court

The judicial power of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake Tribe) is vested in the Gun Lake Tribal Judiciary, which is composed of the Gun Lake Tribal Court and the Gun Lake Supreme Court. The judicial power of the Gun Lake Tribal Judiciary extends to all cases arising under the Gun Lake Tribe’s Constitution, ordinances, regulations or judicial decisions of the Gun Lake Tribe.


Tribal Court Staff 

Amanda Sprague, Tribal Court Administrator
Michael Petoskey, Tribal Court Chief Judge
Callie Weick, Tribal Court Clerk II
Ryan TenBrink, Tribal Court Clerk I

Contact Gun Lake Tribal Court

(269) 397-1630

2873 Mno Bmadzewen Dr. 
Shelbyville, MI 49344

2018 Tribal Court Holidays

New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
Floating Holiday (May 25) 
Memorial Day (May 28)
Chairman, D.K. Sprague, Day (June 28)
Independence Day (July 4)
Tribal Recognition Day (Aug 23)
Labor Day (September 3)
National American Indian Day (Oct 8)
Veteran’s Day (November 12, Observed)
Thanksgiving (Nov 22 & 23)
Christmas Eve & Day (Dec 24 & 25)
 

*Please Note: Tribal Court is also closed the week between Christmas & New Year's Day.