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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 II

Contact Gun Lake Tribal Court


2873 Mno Bmadzewen Dr. 
Shelbyville, MI 49344

2023 Tribal Court Holidays

New Year's Day, observed (Monday, January 2)
Memorial Day (Monday, May 29)
D.K. Sprague Day (Wednesday, June 28)
Floating Holiday (Monday, July 3)
Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4)
Tribal Recognition Day (Wednesday, August 23)
Labor Day (Monday, September 4)
Michigan Indian Day (Friday, September 22)
Indigenous Peoples' Day (Monday, October 9)
Veteran’s Day, observed (Friday, November 10)
Thanksgiving Break (Thursday November 23 & Friday, November 24)
Holiday Break (Monday, December 25 - Monday, January 1)