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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.

October Bois Forte News


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

Time to renew Purchased/Referred Care - formerly ‘Contract Health’


The Health and Human Services Department is reminding all Band members it’s time to renew your Purchased/Referred Care application, which was formerly known as Contract Health.


You need to complete one of two forms to renew your coverage. Click here for the initial application if you have not been on Contract Health since last year. 

If you were part of the Contract Health program (now called Purchased/Referred Care) last year, you need to  complete this renewal form.


If you need more information, please contact Cathy Chavers, Patient Benefits Case Manager or Ericka Cote, Patient Benefits/CHS Assistant at 218-757-3295 or 1-800-223-1041 (in MN only).

Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union's Per Cap Challenge!


Have you ever had an out of money experience, take the per cap challenge!  Keep $100 from your Per Cap in  your Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union and be eligible for the BIG Challenge. If you don't have an account, sign up by stopping in and you will automatically receive a free T-shirt.  Keep the $100 in your account for at least a month and you will receive a draw string back pack with NEFC logo. Click here for complete details.


List of UNKNOWN Whereabouts from Enrollment Office


The 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.


Ferrellgas Awarded the Propane Bid


Click here to view a copy of the agreement.

No Cost Telephone Equipment Distribution for MN Residents


The Minnesota Department of Human Services have joined with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Wisdom Steps to provide no cost telephone equipment for Minnesota residents who have difficulty using a regular telephone due to hearing loss, speech or physical disability.

For more information or to see if you qualify for these services email, visit or click here.

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. The EAF is currently out of funds for 2014.


The Bois Forte Conservation Committee has decided not to buy rice this season.
The Conservation Committee came to a consensus by carefully evaluating data and listening to the suggestions of Elders and community members.
Voices of Elders and Community Members
Respect and Honor of the Spiritual Value of Wild Rice
Re-evaluating the Wild Rice Buying Program
Increased time for Lake Restoration
Conservation Code for the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Section 5.02: GREEN RICE: It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or to possess with the intent to sell, green rice for the purpose of reseeding without the expressed approval of the Tribal Council.


Last update: 10.20.14

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  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.