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SPECIAL 
RTC MEETING

9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Eagle Room, Nett Lake

 

Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, September 20, 2019
Click for Agenda Item Documents

 

 

 

 

NOTICE - Ricing

NO RICING TODAY
Thursday, September 12, 2019

RED FLAG No Ricing Today

Contact:

Derek Strong
Conservation Officer
Bois Forte Tribal Government
(218) 410-4740
Derek.strong@boisforte-nsn.go

 

 

 

NOTICE

The internet and phones are down at the Healing Towards Wellness (Formally SUD) Hideaway Pines location in Vermilion. If you need to get a hold of the staff at that location you can call Pam Hughes at 218-316-2631.

Notices will be posted once the lines are up. Thank you

 

 

 

 

NOTICE

Landowners on the Bois Forte Reservation:
Land Buy-Back Program Event

Attention Landowners on the Bois Forte Reservation: On behalf of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, the Office of the Special Trustee and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are hosting events for Bois Forte landowners to learn more about the Land Buy-Back Program and activities and receive notary services. Please join us on August 13th at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in Tower, Minnesota. Light snacks will be served at 2 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m . Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Fortune Bay Resort Casino, Sumac Conference Room 1430 Bois Forte Road, Tower, MN 55790
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Learn more about financial considerations of selling your land at
www.doi.gov/buybackprogram/landowners/informeddecisionmaking
If you cannot make the event, you can call the Trust Beneficiary Call
Center at 1-888-678-6836 with any questions.

 

CLICK TO VIEW NOTICE

 

 

 

 

NOTICE - RICING 2019

  • Ricing on Nett Lake will begin Saturday September 7, 2019 -September 8, 2019 Paddles Only
  • Ricing hours will be from 10am-2pm
  • Conservation Code states, “It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, fish trap or gather wildlife or plants on the Reservation while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol, intoxicating liquors, or any controlled substance.”
  • STAY OUT OF GREEN RICE
  • Law Enforcement will be flying drones over the lake to be sure people are abiding by the code and respecting the lake.
  • Permits will be available during business hours at the Bois Forte DNR and the RTG Front Desk.
  • Permits will also be available starting at 8am September 7, 2019 at the DNR Water Quality Garage.
  • Monday September 9, 2019 there will be no ricing.

Contact:

Derek Strong
Conservation Officer
Bois Forte Tribal Government
(218) 410-4740
Derek.strong@boisforte-nsn.gov

 

 

 

NOTICE - 2019 DUCK SEASON & GUIDING SEASON

Shooting Hours & *Ricing Hours
September 21st, 2019- October 4th, 2019- ½ hour before sunrise to 4 p.m. *1/2 hour before sunrise to 10 a.m., (on shore by 10 a.m.).
After October 4th, 2019- ½ hour before sunrise to sunset. *½ hour before sunrise to 10 a.m., (on shore by 10 a.m.), 5 p.m. to sunset.
*Represents time changes during Rice season. Subject to change.

 

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Bois Forte Energy Assistance

The 2020 Energy Assistance Applications now available.

Click HERE to download the application

Contact: Tracey Dagen at 218-757-3261.

 

 

NOTICE

The Boys & Girls Club - Nett Lake Branch has new hours of operation.

CLICK TO VIEW NOTICE

 

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT
Ikwe Oganawendaan Nibi Miinawaa Manoomin

 

Ikwe Oganawendaan
Nibi miinawaa Manoomin
Women Protecting our Water and Wild Rice
October 13-15, 2019

These symposia offer an important opportunity for the University and Anishinaabe Nations to learn about shared concerns and responsibilities affecting wild rice and water. This year’s symposium will have a special focus on the roles that women have in taking care of rice and water for this and future generations.

Speakers this year include: Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, UMN President Joan Gabel, Tom Goldtooth, Brenda Child, Kyle Whyte and many others…

To register for the symposium:
https://www.regonline.com/NibiManoominSymposium2019

 

CLICK TO VIEW FLYER

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Septebmer Cooking Classes

This month’s recipes: Three Sisters Wild Rice Salad, & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream.

CLICK TO VIEW FLYER

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Mino Izhiwebzi Program
Elder Wellness

Every:
Monday from 10am – 10:30am at the ENP in Nett Lake.
Thursday from 10am – 10:30am at the Vermilion Social Center.

The Mino Izhiwebzi Program welcomes Elders to participate in special classes where you can earn points to receive various prizes such as gift cards, cookbooks, and other health-related items! Classes will consist of Nutrition and Wellness education, light Elder-friendly exercises, and meditation.

Mino Izhiwebzi Program will be sponsoring monthly Elder shopping trips to Virginia and quarterly fun intergenerational events! These events will be advertised as the program begins.

 

CLICK TO VIEW FLYER

 


NOTICE

 

The Bois Forte Heritage Center and Cultural Museum is seeking a Bois Forte Band member that would be interested in serving on our Board of Directors.

CLICK TO VIEW FLYER

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

American Indian Mental Health Council 2019 Annual Conference
“Ganawenindiwag: They Take Care of Each Other”
Hosted by Bois Forte Behavioral Health
September 24th, 25th, 26th 2019
At Fortune Bay Resort and Casino Tower, MN

Contact: Erin Danielson
13071 Nett Lake Road Suite B
Nett Lake, MN 55772 Fax: 218-757-0109
Or by email erin.danielson@boisforte-nsn.gov

 

CLICK TO VIEW SCHOLARSHIP WAIVER APPLICATION

 

NOTICE

Bois Forte Health and Human Services Compliance Hotline

BOIS FORTE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (BFHHS) seeks to maintain the highest ethical standards for our industry.  One way in which we seek to keep these ethical standards is through compliance issue reporting.  A Compliance Hotline is available to all employees, contract staff, and patients.

 

CLICK TO VIEW HOTLINE INFORMATION

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The Bois Forte Reservation
Tribal Government
Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023
CLICK TO VIEW DOCUMENT

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Council enacted Resolution #66-2019, at a regular Tribal Council meeting on April 3, 2019.

The RTC has determined that consultation with and input from Band members must be a priority when the Council is considering proposals to pursue business relationships that have the potential to make a material impact on the Band's resources and the live of members; and the RTC finds that Band member input in the decision-making process must include a public hearing on the business proposal; and that the RTC will conduct a public hearing for Band members as a condition that must be met prior to any final or binding decision on a business proposal and that the opportunity for Band member input must include (1) a notice of the proposal on the Band's website, (2) publication in the Bois Forte News, (3) public posting on the Reservation, all of which must occur at least 30 days prior to the public hearing, and (4) an opportunity for Band members to submit written comments on the business proposal following the public hearing; and that this resolution shall be effective April 3, 2019, and shall not be construed as a repeal or modification of any existing Band Ordinance requiring public comment or hearing.

CLICK TO VIEW RESOLUTION

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