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BOIS FORTE URBAN OFFICE

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 Urbanoffice@boisforte-nsn.gov or click here to be connected to the urban office web page.

Candidate Forum TONIGHT at the Urban Office in Mpls

 

The Urban Office will be the site for a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, April 15 at 5 p.m.

All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share in the Potluck dinner.

Questions, call Sharon Day 612-721-0253.


Election Contest Dismissed

 

One of the candidates for Secretary/Treasurer in the April 1 Primary filed a contest of the election results. The Reservation Contest Judge delivered a decision today that dismissed the contest. Click here to read the full decision.


Quarterly Council/Elder Meeting - May 1

 

The Quarterly Council/Elder Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Fortune Bay Resort Casino Woodlands Ballroom. Lunch will be served in the Tamarack following the meeting.

If you have an agenda item you would like placed on the agenda, please contact Beverly Steele at 218- 757-3261.


 

Bois Forte Summer Youth Applications Available through May 2

 

Applications for the Bois Forte Summer Youth Program in Nett Lake and Vermilion will be available on March 28 - May 2, 2014.  The Summer Youth Program is available to teenagers age 14-21 who live on the Reservation and meet the criteria.  If you are interested in applying or would like more information about the program, visit the Adult Education Office or the Vermilion Community Center or call Leanne Hoffman at 218-757-3124 Ext. 1. To view the complete announcement, click here.


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.

 


RTC Meeting - Change in DATE - NEW Meeting Date April 17

 

The Regular RTC Meeting that was scheduled for April 9 in Nett Lake has been changed to 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 17 at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in the Woodlands Ballroom.

 


April Bois Forte News

 

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


Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship Accepting Applications Until May 31

 

Click here for more information about the Scholarship Application.


Official Election Totals

from April 1 Primary

 

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Candidate Forums for General Election

 

The Urban Office will be the site for a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, April 15 at 5 p.m.

All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share in the Potluck dinner.

Questions, call Sharon Day 612-721-0253.

 

The Tower Civic Center will be the site for a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, April 29 from 5-8 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share in the Potluck dinner.

Questions, call Ken Strong Jr 218-750-7180.

 

A third Candidate Forum is being planned for the Orr community. The date has not yet been set.

 

These forums are being organized by Band members to provide voters an opportunity to listen to and question candidates for the Reservation Tribal Council.

The two Forums are not organized or sponsored by the RTC, the Urban Office staff, or the candidates themselves.

 


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.


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.


 

 

 

 


  

Last update: 04.15.14

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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.


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