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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.

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation Offering Assistance for Business Development - Nov 12


Are you planning to start a business, purchase an existing business or expand your current business?  The MCT BDC is able to provide free assistance.  On November 12 the MCT BDC will be at the Bois Forte Government Center from noon - 3 p.m.  Click here for more information about the event.

Ebola Fact Sheet


The Minnesota Department of Health has created an Ebola fact sheet. Click here to view a copy. The MN Department of Health also has a hotline 1-800-657-3903 which is staffed 24/7 if you have questions. 

Bois Forte Emergency Fund


The Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) was established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. The 2014 EAF has money available for qualified applicants. 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.

Please note, applicants need to provide all three of the following: a signed application, proof of denial from another funding source, a quote or bill for the item you are requesting assistance with. Applications that do not include all three of the above items are considered incomplete.

November Bois Forte News


The November Bois Forte News has been posted. Click here to view a copy.

Special Meeting of the RTC - CHANGED from November 12 - November 19


A special meeting of the RTC will be held on Wednesday, November 19 at 9:00 a.m. at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in the Woodlands Ballroom.


Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, November 7, 2014.

Wild Rice Symposium - November 17


On Monday, November 17 a Wild Rice Symposium will be held at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Building from 9:00 - 2:30 in the Migizi Room. Everyone is welcome to attend this event created to educate and inform the community of the issues that are impacting our Wild Rice. Click here for a complete schedule of events.   For more information please contact Karlene Chosa at 218.404.6520, email or Louise Isham at 218.757.3261, email This event is sponsored in part by The Bois Forte Tobacco Policy and Education Program.

Vermilion Medical & Dental Clinic Grand Opening - November 20


Please join us on Thursday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. for the Vermilion Medical & Dental Clinic Grand Opening. Everyone is welcome. Tours will be available from 12:00 p.m. - 1:o00 p.m. A light lunch will be provided. For more information contact, Kathie Holman at 218.757.3295. We look forward to seeing you there!

Time to renew Purchased/Referred Care - formerly ‘Contract Health’


The Health and Human Services Department is reminding all Band members it’s time to renew your Purchased/Referred Care application, which was formerly known as Contract Health.


You need to complete one of two forms to renew your coverage. Click here for the initial application if you have not been on Contract Health since last year. 

If you were part of the Contract Health program (now called Purchased/Referred Care) last year, you need to  complete this renewal form.


If you need more information, please contact Cathy Chavers, Patient Benefits Case Manager or Ericka Cote, Patient Benefits/CHS Assistant at 218-757-3295 or 1-800-223-1041 (in MN only).

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.

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.



Last update: 10.30.14

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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.