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The updated Bois Forte Tribal Code is now available

for a 30 Day public comment period.

Comments may be sent via mail or email, and must be addressed to:


Jenna Lehti, Executive Director

Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Government

5344 Lake Shore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772



The public comment period will close February 15th, 2020, 4:30 pm

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Candidates filing for the



District I Representative

positions in the upcoming

Tribal Election

shall file a Notice of Candidacy

with the Secretary-Treasure

or designees - Victoria "Wick-o" Villebrun,

Francis "Nikki" Irving, Davelle Jones, or Alanna Drift

During regular business hours

beginning at 8:00 a.m. on January 14 2020

at the Tribal Government Building in Nett Lake.

Filing will Close on January 24, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.


Please click Here to see the Election Calendar


Please Click Here for MCT Election Ordinance


Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Announcement Click Here




9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Government and Community
Services Building, Eagle Room
Nett Lake, MN


Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, January 10, 2020.
Agenda Form





Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterens Invites you to participate in a:


Tuesday, January 7, 2020 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Depot - Great Hall

506 W. Michigan Street | Duluth, MN

Click Here for flyer


Posted: 1/20





Bois Forte Health and Human Services is establishing a 'HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES BOARD'.

They are looking for Elders from each district to serve on the board. If you are interested in serving on the board, write a letter to the Director of Health and Human Services indicating why you are interested and what makes you a good candidate for this role.


Deadline is January 3, 2020.


You can drop off your letter at the Vermilion or Nett Lake Clinics or mail it to:

Director of Health and Human Services
5219 St. John's Drive
Nett Lake, MN 55772


Posted: 12/19



2020 Bois Forte State of the Band


2020 State of the Band

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Woodlands Ballroom, Fortune Bay Resort Casino

12pm - 3pm: Informational booths

3pm: Seating Begins

3:30pm: Formal program and dinner


Posted: 12/19



Proposed Amendments to the Election Ordanance 2019


The MCT Tribal Executive Commitee (TEC) has issued a draft of the proposed amendments to the Election Ordanance 2019.



The next MCT TEC meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019, at the Black Bear Casino, Fond du Lac.


Posted: 11/19/19




Bois Forte Sex Offender Registration and Notification (SORNA)


Community Meeting

Agenda: SORNA

Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

All convicted sex offenders must register with Bois Forte Tribal Court SORNA Officer regardless of what court they were convicted in. Includes convictions in other states too.

5:00 p.m. in the Birch Room at Fortune Bay.

This event will be streamed live on our YoutTube Channel.


The intent of this code is to implement the federal Sex Offender Registraion and Notification Act (SORNA) (Title I of Public Law 109-248) and shall be interpreted liberally to comply with the terms and conditions of that Act as presently written or hereafter amended. CLICK TO VIEW Bois Forte SORNA CODE and Resolutions.


Bois Forte Judicial Services maintains the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa’s Public Sex Offender Registry. View the website here:
For future information contact Wendy Morrison-Thompson at 218-757-3462.


Posted: 11/13/19





That the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness is hiring for an Implementation and Equity Specialist.  This critical role will help provide guidance and support to state agencies as they implement actions to prevent and end homelessness in Minnesota and will also play an important role in developing the Council's equity agenda and strategies. 

The Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness is led by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan and is comprised of the Commissioners of 13 state agencies and the Chair of the Met Council.  The Executive Director of the Council is Cathy ten Broeke. The Implementation and Equity Specialist will be a part of a small, dynamic interagency team that supports the Council's work. 

Please see the attached job description for additional details.

Implementation and Equity Specialis



Posted: 11/08/19





The Bois Forte Tribal Government is seeking a qualified person to serve as the Bois Forte Ambulance Director on a contract basis.

Scope of Work:

  1. Manage the operations of the Bois Forte Ambulance Service, including supervision and scheduling of volunteers with the goal of providing quality professional care to the public at all times.
  2. Coordinate administrative duties of the Ambulance Service with the Bois Forte Health and Human Services Director.
  3. Oversee the daily operations and ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition and stocked with required supplies and equipment.
  4. Comply with Bois Forte and Federal data privacy practices, and shall respect the confidential nature of any data or official business being conducted within the work place and facilities being served.

If you are interested in the position, please send your letter of interest and resume to Corey Strong, Human Resources Director by the close of business on Friday, November 22, 2019.





Posted: 11/08//19





This website is under construction as we work on building a bigger and better, user frendly website to serve you. Thank you for your patience and understanding while we work on the site.


Posted: 10/30/19





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.



Posted: 10/30/19





Bois Forte Energy Assistance:

The 2020 Energy Assistance Applications now available.

Contact: Tracey Dagen at 218-757-3261.




Posted: 10/30/19





Purchased Preferred Care Applications:

1) The PRC new year is starting October 1st so please turn in your PRC applications as soon as possible. Click to download the 2019-2020 Application.

2) If you currently are getting benefits from a MN state program, please check to be sure that your account, employment, and income is up-to-date. This can include SNAP, Medical Assistance, and MNCare.

Destinie Villebrun - Patient Benefits Case Manager
Bois Forte Health and Human Services
5219 St. John Drive
Nett Lake, MN 55772
Phone: 218-757-3650 ext. 246
Fax: 218-757-0222



Posted: 10/30/19





The Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Government Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023




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.


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