The health and dental clinics and government offices are closed Monday so staff can enjoy the holiday with family. The offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22.
Powwow for Hope Fundraiser - April 25
The Bois Forte Urban Office will host a Powwow for Hope Fundraiser on Friday, April 25 from 11:00 - 2:00. The event will include a lunch and raffle will be held at 2:00. Contact Jacque Wilson at the Urban Office for more information at
612-871-6618 or 612-747-5247 or
Candidate Forum for General Election
The Tower Civic Center will be the site for a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, April 29 from 5-8 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share in the Potluck dinner.
Questions, call Ken Strong Jr 218-750-7180.
Quarterly Council/Elder Meeting - May 1
The Quarterly Council/Elder Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Fortune Bay Resort Casino Woodlands Ballroom. Lunch will be served in the Tamarack following the meeting.
If you have an agenda item you would like placed on the agenda, please contact Beverly Steele at 218- 757-3261.
Bois Forte Summer Youth Applications Available through May 2
Applications for the Bois Forte Summer Youth Program in Nett Lake and Vermilion will be available on March 28 - May 2, 2014. The Summer Youth Program is available to teenagers age 14-21 who live on the Reservation and meet the criteria. If you are interested in applying or would like more information about the program, visit the Adult Education Office or the Vermilion Community Center or call Leanne Hoffman at 218-757-3124 Ext. 1. To view the complete announcement, click here.
Tribal Enrollment Office Needs Your Help
If you know of the whereabouts of any of the individuals on this LIST, please have them call the enrollment office at 218-757-3261 Ext. 162.
If you know that someone on this list is deceased, please send documentation of death to the Bois Forte Enrollment Office, 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772.
April Bois Forte News
The April Bois Forte News has been posted. Click here to view a copy.
Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship Accepting Applications Until May 31
Click here for more information about the Scholarship Application.
Election Contest Dismissed
One of the candidates for Secretary/Treasurer in the April 1 Primary filed a contest of the election results. The Reservation Contest Judge delivered a decision today that dismissed the contest. Click here to read the full decision.
Official Election Totals
from April 1 Primary
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Nett Lake and Vermilion Medical Clinic have New Cancellation and Failed Appointment Policy
The Bois Forte Tribal Council has ratified a new cancellation policy for the Nett Lake and Vermilion Clinics. Click here to view the policy.
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is now open in Nett Lake and Vermilion
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is now offering prepaid debit cards. Stop in and visit the new office at the Government and Community Services Center and Fortune Bay Resort Casino. While you are there learn about the opportunities available to improve your financial health and that of our entire community. Click here to visit their website.
Bois Forte Emergency Fund
The Bois Forte Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) is a fund established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. To learn more about the EAF or to download the Guidelines & Application, visit the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) page by clicking on this link.
Affordable Health Care Now Available
The Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obama Care” or the ACA – is a new program designed to provide all Americans with affordable health insurance and access to health care. Click here to learn how Bois Forte can help you obtain, or improve your health care coverage through the. Affordable Care Act. To print a copy of the Bois Forte Contract Health Care Application, click here.