Native American Cultural Competency Training - TODAY!
Dr. Anton Treuer is offering a training that is free and open to everyone. On May 17 from 8 a.m - 4 p.m. in the Nett Lake Tribal Government Building. To learn more and to register for the Native American Cultural Competency Training click here. To view an agenda from the day, click here.
Ceremony to Bless the Powwow Grounds and Celebrate Native American Memorial Day - May 31
Join us on Friday May 31 at 10:00 a.m. on the Nett Lake Powwow Grounds to bless the new powwow grounds and to celebrate Native American Memorial Day. Lunch will follow at the Bois Forte Tribal Government and Community Services Building - Miigizi Room.
Mark Your Calendar for the Bois Forte Summer Powwows
Nett Lake Powwow May 31- June 2
Lake Vermilion Traditional Powwow - June 14, 15 & 16
For more information on the Lake Vermilion annual event click here.
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union wants to know -
Are you ready for a checking and/or savings account?
Past account mishandlings, like returned checks, insufficient funds, etc., may affect your ability to open a checking and/or savings account . Click here for more information on how these past incidents may affect you in the future. The link below, will connect you to a ChexSystems report that reports bank and credit union information on account abuses made by a specific account holder. Contact Nikki Pieratos with any questions or if you would like assistance: , email@example.com or (218) 757-3261 x 192.
Click here to see the sample ChexSystems report https://www.consumerdebit.com/consumerinfo/us/en/chexsystems/SampleChexCnsrRpt.pdf
Energy Assistance Applications Accepted Through May 31, 2013
The Energy Assistance Program can help you pay energy costs, such as a heating bill, each year. If you qualify, you could receive a grant to cover some of your energy expenses. This grant is paid directly to your energy provider, to reduce your energy bill.
Additionally, if you receive Energy Assistance, you may qualify for weatherization services. These services can improve your home's energy efficiency and lower your energy bill. Furnace repair or replacement assistance is also available. Click here to download a copy of the application. For questions about the program on the reservation call Shelley Strong 218-757-3261. For information on the program elsewhere call
Bois Forte Public Transportation Park-n-Ride Commuter Route to Nett Lake
The Bois Forte Public Transportation has begun a Park-n-Ride Commuter Route.
Click here for the schedule. For more information on other Transportation routes click here. To schedule a ride on the new Nett Lake route, call Driver Dave Steele at (218) 404-6098. Please call one day ahead for best service.
Book being created for Bois Forte Veterans
The Bois Forte Tribal Government is creating a logbook entitled Honoring our Warriors that will be a companion piece to the Veterans Memorial in Nett Lake and the Veterans Wall at the Heritage Center in Tower.
An invitation letter was mailed to all veterans in September 2012. To make sure your veteran’s information is included, contact Peggy Connor at (218) 757-3261, ext. 201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also write to her at:
Bois Forte Tribal Government, Honoring our Warriors, 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772
Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance
Bois Forte has developed a new Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance. The public is invited to comment. Please click here to view the Plan and Ordinance. Questions and comments can be directed to William Whiteman 218-757-3261 ext 193 or wwhiteman@boisforte-nsn-gov.