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BOIS FORTE URBAN OFFICE

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 Urbanoffice@boisforte-nsn.gov or click here to be connected to the urban office web page.

 

Heavy Equipment Trade Training In June

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Boisforte Tribal ID's will be available at upcoming Powwow's

Nett Lake

Vermilion


 

Bigwoods Transit Recieves Three New Buses

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Bois Forte DNR Items for bid

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Twin Cities Community Meeting Postponed

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Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship

Boozhoo and Hau, from the Office of Indian Education –

 

We are pleased to announce that the Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship program is now accepting new applicants for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please see the attached announcement as well as the undergraduate and graduate applications. Please distribute to students, schools, community members, etc. All materials are due to this office by May 31, 2017.

 

Please reach out if you have questions about this important student opportunity, and thank you for championing our American Indian youth in their pursuit of higher education!

 

 

Pilamayaye/Miigwech/Thank You,

 

ECS Announcement

Graduate Application

Undergraduate application


Bois Forte Saa Gii Ba Gaa Pow Wow 2017-2018

Royalty Application

Saa Gii Ba Gaa Flyer


Vermilion Pow Wow 2017-2018

Royalty Application

Vermilion Flyer


Bii-Zin-Da-De-Dah (Listen to One Another) Job Announcement

This Project is administered by the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Field staff will meet participants in person to individually administer surveys to parents and youth in community and home settings. Staff may also be asked to assist with a 14-week family based intervention program. Work will take place on or near the Bois Forte Reservation. If you are selected you will be considered an employee of the University. In addition to wages, interviewers will also be reimbursed for mileage. For more information about the position please contact our Onsite Regional Coordinator, Cindy McDougall at (218)375-3890. To apply, please email a letter of interest and resume to: cmcdougall2@unl.edu. For a complete job description, click here.


2016-2017 Minnesota Energy Program application

 

Click here for an application, deadline, May 31, 2017. Contact the Energy Program Administrator at 218-757-3261.


Wilderness Golf Course Internship

 

The Wilderness Golf Course an internship to the Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager. For more information and to apply, click here.


Minnesota Chippewa Tribe 2018 Election Dates

 

According to Election Ordinace a candidate must reside on the reservation of his/her candidacy for at least the twelve month period immediately proceeding the date established for the Primary Election.  The date for a candidate to meet this requirement is Monday, April 13, 2017.  Click here to see the complete announcement and ordinance.


Medicare Sign up Day

2nd Monday of every month at Nett Lake & Vermilion Clinics

 

Medicare Sign Up Day will be the 2nd Monday of every month. If you are one of the following please come in:

· Your Medicare Part A & B initial enrollment period begins three months before your 65th birthday, includes the month you turn age 65, and ends three months after that birthday.

· If you plan to retire in 3 months.

·  Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare, too, including those with disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure.

· If you are currently working and have creditable coverage through your employer you can still sign up for Medicare A.

· St. Louis County has programs that if you qualify will pay your Part B premium and copays.

Any Questions contact: Jeanine Whiteman: 218-757-3295 or  Kristal Strong: 218-753-2182.


Play a Part in Super Bowl LII

 

Minnesota will host the Super Bowl on Saturday, February 4, 2018, and you’re invited to help give visitors a warm welcome. The Super Bowl Host Committee wants to present players, team owners, and other guests with gifts that celebrates Minnesota’s Native American culture:  hand-made beaded lanyards. The Host Committee will ship you all the materials you need, and you’ll have the chance to win prizes and sell your merchandise at Super Bowl events!

 

Here’s how the Warm Welcome Lanyard Project works:

  • You sign up to create a set of 5 lanyards (or more!) by contacting Collin Price at Collin@bteamstrategy.com or (608) 772-8848.
  • Within a week, you’ll receive a lanyard kit with enough beads to make 5 lanyards in a special Aurora Borealis theme color palette. Peyote stitch, wrapped or loom style lanyards are all welcome, and you can use your own beads if you prefer.
  • By participating in the Warm Welcome Lanyard Project, you could be selected to showcase your merchandise during 10 days of festivities leading up to the Super Bowl, when one and a half million people will be looking for unique memorabilia to purchase!

For more information, visit www.bteamstrategy.com/lanyard-project/.

 


RTC meetings now available via internet streaming 

 

The Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Council meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 9 a.m.

The meeting location is rotated between the Government and Community Services Center in Nett Lake and Fortune Bay Resort Casino on the Vermilion sector of the reservation.

If you would like to watch the RTC meetings, use the following link on your computer or mobile device:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-8eFFMMC6TPPPiormljX0w


Enrollment Office Needs Your Help to Locate Band Members

If you know 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 the list is deceased, please send documentation of death (Memorial card, Obituary, Death Certificate, etc) to Bois Forte Enrollment Office 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772.


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The Bois Forte Language App is Now Available

How to Get the Bois Forte Language App

For iPhone & iPad: 
For Android devices:
  • Go to the App Store
  • Tap the search icon at the bottom of the screen
  • Type bois forte ojibway into the search blank at the top of the screen
  • Tap the Search button
  • When Bois Forte Language App appears, tap Get
  • Go to the Google Play Store
  • Tap the search icon at the top of the screen
  • Type bois forte into the search blank
  • Tap the Search button
  • When Bois Forte Tribal Government appears, tap Install

The app is free, but you must have an Apple iCloud account to download it. If you don’t have an iCloud account, you will be prompted to create one. As part of creating the account, you will be asked for credit card information. You will not be charged, because the app is free, but you still need to enter the credit card information to activate the account. If you don’t have a credit card, you can buy a prepaid card at Walmart, Target or your local pharmacy.

The app is free, but you must have a Google Play account to download it. If you don’t have a Google Play account, you will be prompted to create one. As part of creating the account, you will be asked for credit card information. You will not be charged, because the app is free, but you still need to enter the credit card information to activate the account. If you don’t have a credit card, you can buy a prepaid card at Walmart, Target or your local pharmacy.


Burial Fund Application Updated

 

The Bois Forte Burial Fund helps pay funeral expenses for Band members and provides assistance to families after the death of a loved one. The maximum amount available for funeral expenses is $6,000. Click here to download the revised application.


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.


Bois Forte Emergency Fund Program

The Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) was established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. Currently there are NO funds available. Please check back for future updates.


  

Last update: 05.24.17

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