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The Bois Forte Urban Office is located at 1308 East Franklin Ave. Suite 112, in Minneapolis. Jacque Wilson is the Urban Office Coordinator. You can reach the office at 612-871-6618 or or click here to be connected to the urban office web page.

Cement Masons Union Training Information Sessions - March 6


Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Fond du Lac Tribal Government Center in Cloquet from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Band Members from Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Mille Lacs and Ho Chunk Nation are urged and welcome to attend.


For more information, contact Dawn Benner, TERO Officer at 218-757-3261 ext. 196 or email

Cultural Gathering in Nett Lake Friday, March 6


Bois Forte is sponsoring a Cultural Gathering on Friday, March 6 beginning at

10 a.m. in the Migizi room of the Government and Community Services Center in Nett Lake.

For more information, contact Louise at: 218-757-3261x273; Cell: 218-404-6545; email: or Click here.


February Bois Forte News


The February Bois Forte News has been posted. Click here to view a copy.

Need a Notary Public?


Bois Forte offers several options for notary public services:


In Nett Lake, visit or call the Government and Community Services Building, 218-757-3261 and ask for Davelle Jones, Dawn Benner, Frances “Nikki” Irving, Kathleen “Patsy” Adams, Sidra Starkovich, Victoria “Wick-o” Villebrun, or Janell Smith.


The Health Office (757-3295)staff who are notaries include:
Amanda Goggleye, Kathie Holman, Ericka Cote, and           Jill Schuchard.


Family Services Building (757-3295) staff who are notaries:
Panda Whiteman and Pam Hughes.

DNR/Environmental Services ( 757-3261) notaries:
Thomas Burr and Tara Geshick.


In Vermilion, contact the Vermilion Center (753-4542) and ask for Cheryl Debelak, Geraldine Hanks, or Muriel Deegan.


At Fortune Bay, 800-992-7529, notaries are:
Tara Wagner, Rochelle Bristol and Nicole Ayres .

Spring Cleaning? The Boys & Girls Club can help!


The Boys & Girls Club is preparing for an April Rummage and Bake sale and would welcome any non-perishable items you are ready to give away. You can drop off your items now through March 27 at the B&GC in the Nett Lake School. For more information, contact Wendi Strong at 218-757-3128 or click here.


State of the Band 2014 Survey


Thank you for participating and attending the 2015 State of the Band. The event was a success and we could not have done it without you. Please take a moment to fill out this survey. Together we can work together to make this event even better next year.

New Moon is Accepting Applications


New Moon Housing is accepting applications for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units. 

Call 218-753-3131 or 218-326-5314 to request an application.

Fortune Bay Resort Casino Open Interviews - March 21


Fortune Bay Resort Casino will be conducting Open Interviews on March 21 in the Woodlands Ballroom for anyone who is interested in joining our team! In preparation for our busy season, we are looking to fill many different positions! Applications can be found and printed from our website Applications will also be available at the event. Please note that interviews will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis. For further information, please contact Jenna Lehti, HR Generalist, for more questions at 218.753.7723 or

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation - March 30


The MN Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation will be taking home loan applications at two locations on March 30. The first will be from noon - 2 p.m. at the Government and Community Services Building in Nett Lake and the second will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. at Fortune Bay Resort Casino.


If you are interested in applying for a mortgage loan or have questions contact Cyndi Cwikla at 218.335.8582 ext. 150 or

Energy Assistance information and forms available on DNR webpage


Click here to access the Bois Forte DNR webpage for information on the energy assistance program and to download application forms or complete them online.


For more information on Bois Forte's Energy Assistance program, contact Kathy Thompson at 218-757-3261 Ext. 197 or

Utility Advisory Committee Seeking Members to fill Vacancies


The Utility Advisory Committee is seeking to fill all vacancies, the terms for Nett Lake, Palmquist, Indian Point and Vermilion have expired and need to be filled.  If you reside in one of these areas and are interested in sitting on this committee please contact Ellen Little at  

Bois Forte Emergency Fund


The Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) was established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. The 2014 EAF has money available for qualified applicants. 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.

Please note, applicants need to provide all three of the following: a signed application, proof of denial from another funding source, a quote or bill for the item you are requesting assistance with. Applications that do not include all three of the above items are considered incomplete.

Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Vermilion and on the grounds of Fortune Bay Resort, Casino & Golf Course. We are dedicated to telling the Bois Forte Ojibwe story-as our name-Atisokanigamig or LEGEND HOUSE tells.



Last update: 03.01.15

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