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The Bois Forte Urban Office is located at 1308 East Franklin Ave. Suite 112, in Minneapolis. Jacque Wilson is the Urban Office Coordinator. You can reach the office at 612-871-6618 or or click here to be connected to the urban office web page.



No date has been set yet for the opening of the wild rice season.

The Conservation Committee is meeting to discuss the condition of the rice crop next Wednesday, September 3.  Last year the season began on September 14, but growing conditions vary from year to year. For a summary of the rice growth this summer from Mike Connor of the DNR and Conservation Committee, click here..

Vermilion Medical and Dental Clinis Opening postponed to September 15


Due to delivery delays, the NEW Vermilion health and dental clinic will not be open for business until September 15. The existing clinic will remain open during the transition to the new clinic. A Grand Opening celebration of the clinic will occur on Thursday, September 18.

September Bois Forte News


The September Bois Forte News has been posted, click here to view a copy.

Bois Forte 2nd Annual "Couch Potato" 5K Walk/Run - September 6


The 2nd Annual "Couch Potato" 5K Walk/Run will be held on September 6 at the Bois Forte Powwow Grounds in Nett Lake. To view a copy of the event flyer click here. For a copy of the registration form click here or for more information call Linda at 218.757.3295 or email

11th Annual Wisdom Steps Golf Tournament - Sept 12, 2014


On Friday, September 12 the 11th Annual Wisdom Steps Golf Tournament will be held at Black Bear Golf Course.  Your generous support will help to improve Elder health and will benefit you and future elders. To register contact Terri O' Shea at 218.335.8586 or email or download a registration form here. Click here for more information about the event.

Special Meeting of the September 17


A special meeting of the RTC will be held on Wednesday, September 17 at 9:00 a.m. at the Government and Community Services Building in Nett Lake in the Migizi Room.

Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, September 12.

Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union's Per Cap Challenge!


Have you ever had an out of money experience, take the per cap challenge!  Keep $100 from your Per Cap in  your Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union and be eligible for the BIG Challenge. If you don't have an account, sign up by stopping in and you will automatically receive a free T-shirt.  Keep the $100 in your account for at least a month and you will receive a draw string back pack with NEFC logo. Click here for complete details.


List of UNKNOWN Whereabouts from Enrollment Office


The Tribal Enrollment Office Needs Your Help. If you know of the whereabouts of 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 this list is deceased, please send documentation of death to the Bois Forte Enrollment Office, 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772.


Ferrellgas Awarded the Propane Bid


Click here to view a copy of the agreement.

Nett Lake and Vermilion Medical Clinic have New Cancellation and Failed Appointment Policy


The Bois Forte Tribal Council has ratified a new cancellation policy for the Nett Lake and Vermilion Clinics. Click here to view the policy.


No Cost Telephone Equipment Distribution for MN Residents


The Minnesota Department of Human Services have joined with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Wisdom Steps to provide no cost telephone equipment for Minnesota residents who have difficulty using a regular telephone due to hearing loss, speech or physical disability.

For more information or to see if you qualify for these services email, visit or click here.

Bois Forte Emergency Fund


The Bois Forte Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) is a fund established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. To learn more about the EAF or to download the Guidelines & Application, visit the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) page by clicking on this link.




Last update: 09.02.14

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  Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Vermilion and on the grounds of Fortune Bay Resort, Casino & Golf Course. We are dedicated to telling the Bois Forte Ojibwe story-as our name-Atisokanigamig or LEGEND HOUSE tells.