Bois Forte Head Start, Early Head Start &
Child Care has openings
Click here for more information and enrollment dates for Nett Lake and Vermilion or contact Christine Lundemo or Vondalee Carr at 218.757.3265.
Tribal Chair Cathy Chavers sent a letter of support to the Tribal Chair of the Standing Rock Community in their opposition to the proposed Dakota Access pipeline.
Click here to read the letter.
Nett Lake Boys & Girls Club Job Opportunities
Youth Development Staff - Part Time Position
This position is responsible for leading programming for youth ages 6-18 and serving as role models to a diverse population. Individual must be energetic, motivated and enjoy working with youth. High School diploma required. Experience or training in coaching sports teams, teaching, visual arts or performing arts is helpful. Hourly wage, vacation and 401K Benefits. (Equal opportunity employer and program provider.)
Apply online: www.bgcnorth.org/join/employment
Application deadline: Open
September Bois Forte News
The September Bois Forte News has been posted. Click here to view a copy.
Car Buying Workshop - October 1
On October 1st, Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a car buying workshop - "What you should know before purchasing your next vehicle." The event will take place at 11:00 AM at the Nett Lake Government Center. To reserve a place contact Lori at 218.757.0299. Lunch will be served.
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is accepting sealed bids until October 5, 2016 for the following vehicle:
2000 Oldsmobile Alero 4D GL
Vehicle runs and is sold in "as is" condition
Call NEFCU @ 218-757-0299 or 218-753-7878 with questions.
Bids can be mailed to:
NEFCU, 5342 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake MN 55772
Fair Labor Standards - October 6-7, 2016
Are you ready for the new labor standards?
Come here and learn how to be compliant by the Dec. 1, 2016 deadline with Richard G. McGee.
Richard G. McGee practices law in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. McGee’s practice focuses on tribal employment, gaming regulation, and litigation. Mr. McGee represents parties in numerous tribal, state, and federal courts. As an engaging trainer in the tribal employment arena, Mr. McGee works with tribal governments and enterprises. He is also called upon to serve as hearing officer and investigator of employment-related matters. Mr. McGee was assistant general counsel for the Prairie Island Indian Community, which owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino and employs more than two thousand workers. Before joining the Prairie Island Indian Community, Mr. McGee spent a decade litigating business and employment cases as a lawyer at Arnold, Anderson & Dove in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. McGee is a graduate of the Oklahoma University Law School.
Workshop offers 1 CEU towards obtaining a certificate through the University of Minnesota, Duluth. For more information, click here. For an agenda of events, click here. For room reservation at Fortune Bay, click here.
Enrollment Office Needs Your Help to Locate
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.
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.
Palmquist Demolition Landfill Temporarily Closed
The demolition landfill by Palmquist is temporarily closed while Environmental Services gets the area cleaned up and organized. Dumping at the landfill while it’s closed is illegal. People using the site will be charged with trespassing without prior approval from the Environmental program. If you need to dispose of demolition material or salvage something for a project, or if you see someone dumping at the site, please call Environmental Services at 218-757-3261.