The Tribal Government has not received the check from the State of Minnesota for the 1854 Per Capita payment. We will not know the amount until we receive the check. Once the check is received, a notice will be provided as to the amount and the date of this year’s Per Capita payment. – Miigwech

Cathy Chavers – Tribal Chairwoman

DNR Update

The Bois Forte DNR is out of stock for wild rice. If you are interested in purchasing wild rice, follow up after the 2017 harvest.

Enrollment Update

Read updated/new policies on Tribal IDs, Per Capita, Birth Certificate Purchasing.

View Policies

Posted 7.7.17.


Tribal ID's

Tribal ID’s will be offered at the Bois Forte Urban Office
1308 E Franklin Ave, Suite 112 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Friday, July 28, 2017

12:00 PM-5:00 PM

View Flyer

Posted 7.7.17.



9:00 a.m. - Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Bois Forte Government and Community Services Building, Migizi Room
Nett Lake, MN. Agenda item deadline is end of the business day July 28, 2017.

View Forms Here

Posted 7.7.17.

2016-2017 Minnesota Energy Program application

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


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.


Minnesota Chippewa Tribe 2018 Election Dates

According to the Election Ordinance, a candidate must reside on the Reservation of his/her candidacy for at least the twelve month period immediately proceeding the date extablished for the Primary Election.The date for a candidate to met this requirement is April 13, 2017.

Click here to see the complete announcement and ordinance.


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!


For more information, visit

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