Wild Rice Cook Off - March 7 - Palace Casino, BINGO Hall
The Elders Abuse Awareness Conference is hosting a Wild Rice Cook Off on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Palace Casino Bingo Hall. Five dollars will buy you a bottom-less bowl for the event with all proceeds going to the Elder Abuse Awareness Conference. For more information or to enter your favortie wild rice dish contact Sadie Cooper at 218-335-8585 or Eva Wilson at 218-760-5843. To view the official rules and for more information about the event click here.
The following candidates have been certified to run in the April 1, 2014 Primary Election.
Click here for the official MCT notice.
Peter Drift Sr.
David Morrison Sr.
Gordy Adams Jr.
Vernon Adams Sr.
Voters hosting candidate forum in Mpls March 10; Tower March 15
Band members in the Twin Cities are invited to a Candidate Forum at the Urban Office, 1308 E Franklin Ave in Mpls., on Monday, March 10 at 5 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share in a potluck dinner.
Band members are also invited to attend a Candidate Forum on Saturday, March 15 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Tower Civic Center. All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to pass at the potluck lunch.
Plans are underway to record the Tower Forum and replay the discussion at a date to be determined on KBFT Radio 89.9 FM
These forums are being organized by Band members to provide voters an opportunity to listen to and question candidates for the Reservation Tribal Council Primary Election on April 1. All candidates will be asked to abide by the rules set forth by the forum organizing the event. The two forums are not organized or sponsored by the RTC, the Urban Office, or the candidates themselves.
Special RTC Meeting - Wednesday, March 12
A special meeting of the RTC will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in the Pine/Cedar Room.
Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, March 7, 2014. Click here for an agenda request item.
Center) for our 16th Annual “Cherish the
2014 at Central High School, 275 Lexington Ave. St. Paul, MN. For more information on this event, click here.
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation
First-Time Homebuyer Education Class - April 5
On Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation will be offering a First-Time Homebuyer Education Class. The first-time homebuyer education class is a requirement of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation for qualified buyers. The class will take place in the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Building in Cass Lake, MN. This is the only class that will be offered this Spring, so please reserve your spot in this free class by calling Cyndi Cwikla at 218-335-8582 Ext. 150 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is now open
in Nett Lake and Vermilion
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union is now offering prepaid debit cards. Stop in and visit the new office at the Government and Community Services Center and Fortune Bay Resort Casino. While you are there learn about the opportunities available to improve your financial health and that of our entire community. Click here to visit their website.
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.
Affordable Health Care Now Available
The Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obama Care” or the ACA – is a new program designed to provide all Americans with affordable health insurance and access to health care. Click here to learn how Bois Forte can help you obtain, or improve your health care coverage through the. Affordable Care Act. To print a copy of the Bois Forte Contract Health Care Application, click here.