The Special RTC meeting schedule for Wednesday, August 16th will
begin at 10 a.m. in the Miigizi room, Nett Lake.

Posted 8.15.17.




August 17, 2017 - Both Vermilion and Nett Lake clinics from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
will not be seeing patients during this time. However, Dental will be open.


If you have any questions regarding this notice, you may contact:

Vermlilion Health at 218-753-4542
Nett Lake Health 218-757-3650

Posted 8.9.17.




Youth Opportunities

The Minnesota Historical Society is offering two high school internship programs and are looking for teens interested in art and history as it relates to cultural inclusion and historical relevance to current events.  Information is below.

Applications are due August 21! 
To apply visit:


PhotographyMazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is looking for six teen participants interested in art and photography to create a traveling exhibition throughout the state of Minnesota.  Students will explore historical and current representations of American Indian communities and work together to take ownership of their own stories.  This program is in partnership with Two Rivers Gallery and will meet there on Wednesdays from September 20 to December 15 from 4:00-7:00. Program staff contact:



Teen Action GroupTeen Action Group is a school-year long program that helps introduce diverse high school students to museums, what they do, and how communities are represented.  Together, they will research underrepresented histories, organize events, and present their findings in new ways.  This program uses historical knowledge and resources to learn about current events and issues affecting Minnesota's diverse communities.  TAG meets at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul on Tuesdays from 3:45-6:15 from September 19, 2017 to May 22nd, 2018. Program staff contact:



Grand Opening Flyer

The Duluth Urban Office is now open!


A grand opening celebration has been scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please visit the Duluth Urban Office page for more information.


Posted 8.2.17.


Firearm Safety/Hunter Education
Certification Program

Firearm Safety Hunter Education Flyer

Now Registering!


If you plan on hunting this fall, anyone 12 to 15 years old must have a valid firearms safety certification on their person while hunting big or small game in the 1854 Ceded Territory. Therefore, the 1854 Treaty Authority is holding a firearm safety/hunter education certification program to help you get out there! Anyone 11 years old and up may participate. Class size is limited to 15 students, so sign up ASAP!

Registration is REQUIRED if you want to
participate, contact:
      Marne Kaeske
      Cultural Preservation Specialist
      1854 Treaty Authority


Posted 8.2.17.


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.

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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